Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma
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Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma mycosis fungoides and Sézary syndrome

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Published by CRC Press in Boca Raton, Fla .
Written in English


  • Mycosis fungoides.,
  • Lymphomas.,
  • Skin -- Tumors.,
  • Lymphoma, T-Cell, Cutaneous.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Herschel S. Zackheim.
SeriesDermatology : clinical & basic science series, Dermatology (CRC Press)
ContributionsZackheim, Herschel S.
LC ClassificationsRC280.L9 C873 2005
The Physical Object
Pagination137 p. :
Number of Pages137
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22609578M
ISBN 100849321018

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The specific management of the T-cell cutaneous lymphomas, mycoses fungoides and Sézary syndrome, is described in the separate section of the Cancer Management Manual entitled Skin Lymphomas. The specific entity primary cutaneous anaplastic large cell lymphoma (cutaneous ALCL) sits at the interface between systemic ALCL and the benign condition lymphomatoid . The book Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma (CTCL): Clinical Features, Diagnosis and Treatment Options aims to provide the most up-to-date knowledge of the diagnosis, prognosis and treatment strategies of CTCL.   The remaining chapters concentrate on major inflammatory skin diseases and lymphoproliferative disorders, including chronic lymphocytic leukemia, lupus, adult T cell leukemia, and primary cutaneous Hodgkin's disease. As a reference to lymphocytic infiltrates, this book is unsurpassed.   Cutaneous T-cell lymphomas are more likely to present as patches or plaques on the trunk or buttocks, whereas cutaneous B-cell lymphomas tend to present as papules or nodules on the head and neck, back, or legs. On rare occasions, cutaneous T-cell lymphoma can cause general symptoms, such as fever, severe itchiness, Location: MA.

Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL) is a general term for T-cell lymphomas that involve the skin. There are many subtypes of CTCLs and the most common ones are named mycosis fungoides (MF) and Sézary syndrome (SS).File Size: KB. Mycosis fungoides (MF) is the most frequently diagnosed primary cutaneous lymphoma in childhood other than lymphomatoid papulosis. However, due to its uncommon manifestation in young patients, the diagnosis of cutaneous lymphoma is often delayed or missed.   One type of T-cell lymphoma is cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL). CTCL mainly affects the skin, but can also involve lymph nodes, blood, and internal : Ann Pietrangelo. Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL) is a rare type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma that affects the skin. It develops when T-cells (also called T-lymphocytes) become abnormal. T-cells are white blood cells that fight infection. There are different types of CTCL. The most common are called mycosis fungoides and Sézary syndrome.

  Oka T, Sugaya M, Cury-Martins J, et al.: Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for cutaneous T-cell lymphoma: Summary of 11 cases from two facilities in Japan and Brazil. J Dermatol. ; 43 (6)– / Hosing C Cited by: Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma. One of the most common forms of T-cell lymphoma is cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL), a general term for T-cell lymphomas that involve the skin. CTCL can also involve the blood, lymph nodes, and other internal organs. Symptoms can include dry skin, itching (which can be severe), a red rash, and enlarged lymph nodes. Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma is a type of cancer. It starts in blood cells called T-lymphocytes. These are white blood cells that are part of your immune system. They normally fight infection in the body. T-cell lymphoma starts in lymph tissue which is found throughout the body, such as in the spleen, tonsils, bone marrow, intestines, and skin.   Of note, 1 case submitted as “florid cutaneous lymphoid infiltrate—favor reactive” and subsequently labeled by the expert panel as “primary cutaneous CD4+ small/medium pleomorphic T-cell lymphoma” revealed a combination of “benign” features, including sparing of epidermis and adnexa by a vaguely nodular infiltrate Cited by: