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Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma

Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma: Introduction

Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma: A malignancy of the T-cells which make up part of the body's immune system. The cancer is characterized by the excessive proliferation of T-cells which are a type of white blood cell. The degree of skin involvement is variable. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma is available below.

Symptoms of Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma

Treatments for Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma

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Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma: Complications

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Causes of Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma

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Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma

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Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma

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Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma

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Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma: Animations

Research about Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma

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Clinical Trials for Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma

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Statistics for Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma

Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma:

A peripheral (mature) T-cell lymphoma presenting in the skin with patches/plaques and it is characterized by epidermal and dermal infiltration of small to medium-sized T-cells with cerebriform nuclei. Patients with limited disease generally have an excellent prognosis. In the more advanced stages, the prognosis is poor. (WHO, 2001) -- 2003 - (Source - Diseases Database)

Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, or a subtype of Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)


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