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What is T-cell lymphoma of the skin?

What is T-cell lymphoma of the skin?

  • T-cell lymphoma of the skin: Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL) is a term that describes a group of lymphoproliferative disorders characterized by localization of neoplastic T lymphocytes to the skin.

T-cell lymphoma of the skin: Introduction

Types of T-cell lymphoma of the skin:

Broader types of T-cell lymphoma of the skin:

How serious is T-cell lymphoma of the skin?

Prognosis of T-cell lymphoma of the skin: Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma may remain confined to the skin for many years, but the abnormal cells may eventually infiltrate other tissues including blood, lymph nodes, lungs, heart, liver and spleen. Unlike some other lymphomas, the outlook is generally good. Symptoms can usually be controlled with treatment. However treatment is not curative.

What causes T-cell lymphoma of the skin?

Causes of T-cell lymphoma of the skin: see causes of T-cell lymphoma of the skin

What are the symptoms of T-cell lymphoma of the skin?

Symptoms of T-cell lymphoma of the skin: see symptoms of T-cell lymphoma of the skin

T-cell lymphoma of the skin: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for T-cell lymphoma of the skin.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and T-cell lymphoma of the skin.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for T-cell lymphoma of the skin: Dermatologist, Oncologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for T-cell lymphoma of the skin.
Treatments for T-cell lymphoma of the skin: see treatments for T-cell lymphoma of the skin

Name and Aliases of T-cell lymphoma of the skin

Main name of condition: T-cell lymphoma of the skin

Other names or spellings for T-cell lymphoma of the skin:

CTCL

 

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