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Sezary syndrome

Sezary syndrome: Introduction

Sezary syndrome: A rare type of lymphoma characterized by skin redness, leukemia and enlarged lymph nodes. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Sezary syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Sezary syndrome

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Sezary syndrome: Deaths

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Sezary syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Sezary syndrome

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Sezary syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Sezary syndrome

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Sezary syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Sezary syndrome

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Sezary syndrome: Rare Types

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Sezary syndrome: Animations

Research about Sezary syndrome

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Clinical Trials for Sezary syndrome

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Statistics for Sezary syndrome

Sezary syndrome: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Sezary syndrome:

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)

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

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Sezary syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

 

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