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What is Mycosis fungoides, familial?

What is Mycosis fungoides, familial?

  • Mycosis fungoides, familial: A rare form of lymphatic cancer (T-cell lymphoma) that primarily affects the skin and tends to occur with higher than normal frequency within a family. The skin is affected first, then the lymph nodes become inflamed and usually cancerous. The cancer can then spread to organs such as the liver, lungs and bone marrow. Survival depends on how early treatment starts. Patients diagnosed in the early stages can survive more than 12 years whereas once the cancer has spread to other organs, death usually occurs within three years.

Mycosis fungoides, familial: Introduction

Types of Mycosis fungoides, familial:

Broader types of Mycosis fungoides, familial:

How serious is Mycosis fungoides, familial?

Prognosis of Mycosis fungoides, familial: The condition is incurable but progression may be slowed and remission induced by early treatment.

What causes Mycosis fungoides, familial?

Causes of Mycosis fungoides, familial: see causes of Mycosis fungoides, familial

What are the symptoms of Mycosis fungoides, familial?

Symptoms of Mycosis fungoides, familial: see symptoms of Mycosis fungoides, familial

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Mycosis fungoides, familial: Medical Geneticist, Oncologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Mycosis fungoides, familial.
Treatments for Mycosis fungoides, familial: see treatments for Mycosis fungoides, familial

Name of Mycosis fungoides, familial

Main name of condition: Mycosis fungoides, familial


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