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A 20-year-old female asked:

Subepithlial stroma is infiltrated with plasma cells. plasma cells found in skin biopsy? what does it mean? please explain?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Nothing by itself: This could be any of dozens of skin problems, even a bug bite. You might ask whether the pathologist has any further clues, whether it's worth checking for IgG4-related skin disease, or whether to forget the whole thing.
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