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T-cell lymphoma of the skin

T-cell lymphoma of the skin: Introduction

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. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of T-cell lymphoma of the skin is available below.

Symptoms of T-cell lymphoma of the skin

  • Rash and eventually forming plaques and tumors before metastasizing to other parts of the body.
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Treatments for T-cell lymphoma of the skin

  • Topical and oral corticosteroids
  • Bexarotene (Targretin) gel and capsules
  • Carmustine (Nitrogen Mustard)
  • Mechlorethamine
  • Phototherapy (Broad & Narrow Band UVB or PUVA)
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Causes of T-cell lymphoma of the skin

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T-cell lymphoma of the skin: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and T-cell lymphoma of the skin

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T-cell lymphoma of the skin: Rare Types

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Prognosis for T-cell lymphoma of the skin

Prognosis for 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.

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More information about T-cell lymphoma of the skin

  1. T-cell lymphoma of the skin: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Prognosis
 

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