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What is Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma?

What is Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma?

  • 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.
  • 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)

Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma: Introduction

Types of Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma:

Broader types of Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma:

How serious is Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma?

Complications of Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma: see complications of Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma

What causes Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma?

Causes of Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma: see causes of Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma

What are the symptoms of Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma?

Symptoms of Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma: see symptoms of Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma

Complications of Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma: see complications of Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma

Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma: Hematologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma.
Treatments for Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma: see treatments for Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma
Research for Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma: see research for Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma

Name and Aliases of Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma

Main name of condition: Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma

Other names or spellings for Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma:

Lymphoma, T-Cell, Cutaneous

Mycosis fungoides, Sezary syndrome Source - Diseases Database

Mycosis fungoides, Pagetoid reticulosis, Sezary's lymphoma, Woringer kolopp disease, Sezary syndrome
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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