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Recurrent Richter’s Transformation Presenting With a Penile Ulcer

Tarek Yamany, MD1; Bobby Y. Reddy, MD1; Sameera Husain, MD2; Marc E. Grossman, MD1
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1Consultation Service, Department of Dermatology, Columbia University, New York, New York
2Dermatopathology, Department of Dermatology, Columbia University, New York, New York
JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(5):586-587. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.5708.
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This case report describes recurrent Richter’s transformation presenting with a penile ulcer.

Richter’s transformation (RT) is a clinicopathologic entity characterized by the development of an aggressive lymphoid cancer in a patient with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL).1 It classically presents with fever, weight loss, lymphadenopathy, and hepatosplenomegaly. We describe the first case to our knowledge of RT presenting with a penile ulcer.2,3

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Clinical Appearance of the Penis

A grossly edematous glans penis and corona with a tender, firm ulcer on the ventral surface of the penis with overlying black eschar, adherent yellow crust, and granulation tissue.

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Histologic Evaluation of Penile Lesion

Hematoxylin-eosin staining of a biopsy specimen from the glans penis ulcer shows a dermal infiltrate of large, atypical lymphocytes (yellow arrowhead) within a reactive T-cell infiltrate (white arrowhead) (original magnification ×100).

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