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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Mycosis Fungoides

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A systemic lymphoma of T-lymphocytes that manifests itself first in the skin as macules and then patches that often are scaly.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Mycosis Fungoides

A systemic lymphoma of T-lymphocytes that manifests itself first in the skin as macules and then patches that often are scaly. Most people with the disease have only scaly macules and patches for a lifetime, but some patients may develop papules, pl…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Lymphomas (Other Than Mycosis Fungoides and Lymphomatoid Papulosis)

…legs of older patients. Cutaneous T-cell lymphomas other than mycosis fungoides present themselves as macules and patches, papules and plaques, and nodules and tumors that may appear on any anatomic site. Included among them are anaplastic large-cel…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma/ Mycosis Fungoides

…legs of older patients. Cutaneous T-cell lymphomas other than mycosis fungoides present themselves as macules and patches, papules and plaques, and nodules and tumors that may appear on any anatomic site. Included among them are anaplastic large-cel…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Superficial Fungal Infections: Therapy: Tinea versicolor

…, pityriasis alba, leprosy, syphilis, vitiligo, parapsoriasis, mycosis fungoides, anetoderma. Initial therapy Selenium sulfide shampoo (2%) is the most economical therapy and many treatment schedules are effective. Have the patient apply the shampoo…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Persistent Pigmented Purpuric Dermatitis: Overview

Overview This group of diseases includes Schamberg’s disease, purpura annularis telangiectodes (of Majocchi), lichenoid pigmented purpura (of Gougerot and Blum), eczematoid purpura of Doucas and Kapetanakis (disseminated pruriginous angioderma…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Nummular Dermatitis: Overview

…such as tinea corporis, contact dermatitis, parapsoriasis, and mycosis fungoides in any recalcitrant case. A KOH preparation is indicated if scale or an active border is present. Relapse is common if initial treatment is too brief or insufficient. De…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Lymphomatoid Papulosis

A distinctive type of CD 30 lymphoma characterized by the presence mostly of papules, some of them purpuric, that may ulcerate and heal with a scar, and by lesions that tend to come and go for years, eventually disappearing entirely or, on occasion,…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Mycosis fungoides

Mycosis fungoides Synonyms Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma Presentation stereotypical Age and Sex Adults usually, although children may be affected. Males preponderant. Distribution of lesions Often widespread, but sometimes localized to a single patch or…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Granulomatous Mycosis Fungoides?

“Granulomatous mycosis fungoides (GMF) is an unusual histologic variant of mycosis fungoides, a condition that is ordinarily indolent. Granulomatous slack skin (GSS), like GMF, shows epidermotropism, granulomatous inflammation, a clonal T-he…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Mycosis Fungoides—Increasing in Incidence?

Mycosis fungoides does appear to be increasing in frequency more rapidly than lymphoma in general.” Weinstock MA. Epidemiology of mycosis fungoides. Semin Dermatol 1994;13(3):154–59. “The incidence [of mycosis fungoides

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