Question: 20190094

Status


Final

Category


#1:   Reportability
#2:   Heme & Lymphoid Neoplasms
#3:   Skin


References


Source 1:   https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3470531/
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Question


Reportability/Heme & Lymphoid Neoplasms--Skin:  Is elephantiasis nostras verrucosa (ENV) reportable as a lymphoma?  See Discussion.



Discussion


The autopsy report indicated a diagnosis of: Skin: Hyperkeratosis and pseudoepitheliomatous hyperplasia as well as reactive angioendotheliomatosis indicating Elephantiasis Nostras Verrucosa.



Answer


Elephantiasis nostras verrucosa (ENV) is not reportable.  ENV is a rare form of chronic lymphedema caused by any number of conditions including neoplasms, trauma, radiation treatment, congestive heart failure, obesity, hypothyroidism, chronic venous stasis, and parasitic infection.



History




Last Updated


12/03/2019

Date Finalized


12/27/2019