mycosis fungoides


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mycosis fungoides

[mī¦kōs·əs fəŋ′gȯi‚dēz]
(medicine)
A lymphoma of the skin, usually present in several sites when first diagnosed, that may remain confined to the skin for 10 or more years before eventually spreading to internal organs and causing death.
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The clinical features and histopathologic patterns of folliculotropic mycosis fungoides in a series of 38 cases.
Bath-water PUVA therapy with 8- methoxypsoralen in mycosis fungoides.
Cutaneous lymphomas consist of a spectrum of nosologically different entities including mycosis fungoides and small plaque parapsoriasis.
Clinicoepidemiological features of mycosis fungoides in Kuwait, 1991-2006," International Journal of Dermatology, vol.
Intraepidermal but not dermal T lymphocytes are positive for a cell-cycle-associated antigen (Ki-67) in mycosis fungoides.
Review of Contemporaneous Mycosis Fungoides and B-cell malignancy at Mayo Clinic".
Pautrier's micro abscess and basal alignment were the two histological parameters significantly associated with mycosis fungoides in both unadjusted and adjusted logistic regression analysis.
Antibodies against retroviral core proteins in relation to disease outcome in patients with mycosis fungoides.
Pabsch H, Rutten A, Stemm AV, et al: Treatment of childhood mycosis fungoides with topical PUVA.
Differential diagnosis includes other inflammatory disorders of the scalp like tinea capitis, or a variant of folliculotropic mycosis fungoides with follicular mucinosis, and folliculitis decalvans, among other primary scarring alopecia.
In a randomized cross-over study comparing the effects of PUVA and ECP in patients with plaque stage (T2; IB) mycosis fungoides (MF) the use of ECP was not as effective as treatment with PUVA (26).