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What is Jessner-Kanof syndrome?

What is Jessner-Kanof syndrome?

  • Jessner-Kanof syndrome: A rare condition where lymph cells collect in the skin resulting in small, reddish skin lumps which occur mainly on the neck, face and back. The lesions may persist for years but eventually heal without scarring.

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Jessner-Kanof syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Jessner-Kanof syndrome: Introduction

Types of Jessner-Kanof syndrome:

Broader types of Jessner-Kanof syndrome:

Who gets Jessner-Kanof syndrome?

Gender Ratio for Jessner-Kanof syndrome: almost exclusively in males

How serious is Jessner-Kanof syndrome?

Complications of Jessner-Kanof syndrome: see complications of Jessner-Kanof syndrome

What causes Jessner-Kanof syndrome?

Causes of Jessner-Kanof syndrome: see causes of Jessner-Kanof syndrome

What are the symptoms of Jessner-Kanof syndrome?

Symptoms of Jessner-Kanof syndrome: see symptoms of Jessner-Kanof syndrome

Complications of Jessner-Kanof syndrome: see complications of Jessner-Kanof syndrome

Can anyone else get Jessner-Kanof syndrome?

More information: see contagiousness of Jessner-Kanof syndrome
Inheritance: see inheritance of Jessner-Kanof syndrome

Jessner-Kanof syndrome: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Jessner-Kanof syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Jessner-Kanof syndrome: Dermatologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Jessner-Kanof syndrome.
Treatments for Jessner-Kanof syndrome: see treatments for Jessner-Kanof syndrome

Name and Aliases of Jessner-Kanof syndrome

Main name of condition: Jessner-Kanof syndrome

Other names or spellings for Jessner-Kanof syndrome:

Jessner's benign lymphocytic infiltration of the skin, Lymphocytic infiltrate of Jessner, benign lymphocytic infiltrate of the skin, Jessner-Kanof lymphocytic infiltration of the skin

Jessner's lymphocytic infiltration of skin Source - Diseases Database


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