This is important, given the link between lymphomatoid papulosis and lymphoma. Bacterial secondary infection of the skin lesions is a possible complication. As both acute and chronic lesions may co-exist in the same patient and as there is no correlation between the severity of the lesions and the duration of the condition, the classification proposed is based on lesion distribution. The differential clinical diagnoses include guttate psoriasis, chickenpox, secondary syphilis, pityriasis rosea (Gibert), Gianotti-Crosti syndrome and lymphomatoid papulosis. In addition, lesions representing clinical or histopathologic intergrades between the extremes may also occur at any time. The clinical differential diagnosis for this case would include vitiligo. low power.