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Mycosis fungoides
Skin


Definition

Mycosis fungoides (MF) is the prototype of cutaneous T-cell lymphomas (CTCL) and can be defined as a peripheral, epidermotropic non-Hodgkin T-cell lymphoma of low grade malignancy, initially presenting in the skin and showing stepwise clinical progression from patches to plaques and tumours. It shows distinct histological (except in early stages), phenotypic and genotypic features
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LeBoit PE, Burg G, Weedon D, Sarasin A (Eds.)
World Health Organization Classification of Tumours. Pathology and Genetics of Skin Tumours
3rd Edition
IARC Press: Lyon 2005



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