BMJ Case Rep 2014 Dec 23;2014. Epub 2014 Dec 23.
Coimbra University Hospital, Coimbra, Portugal.
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J Drugs Dermatol 2015 Feb;14(2):193-4
Hypopigmented mycosis fungoides (HMF) is a rare variant of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL) that often manifests in younger patients with darker skin types in a centripetal distribution.(1) Average age of diagnosis is often 14 years.(2) The diagnosis is often missed due to its low incidence and lack of clinical suspicion. Read More
Dermatology 2014 11;229(3):271-4. Epub 2014 Oct 11.
Department of Dermatology, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil.
Background: Hypopigmented mycosis fungoides (HMF) is a rare subtype of mycosis fungoides (MF). We compared patients with exclusive hypopigmented lesions with a group of MF patients with concomitant different lesions.
Methods: 20 patients with HMF only and 14 patients with hypopigmented lesions concomitant with other types of lesions (mixed MF, MMF) were selected. Read More
Br J Dermatol 2000 Feb;142(2):347-52
Department of Dermatology, Kosin Medical Center, Pusan, South Korea.
We report three children with clinical features of pityriasis lichenoides (scaly red to brown papules and macules) in whom there were histopathological findings of mycosis fungoides (disproportionate epidermotropism, Pautrier's microabscesses, and wiry and coarse collagen bundles). Immunohistochemical staining revealed a prevalence of T lymphocytes in the infiltrate. T-cell receptor gene rearrangement analysis in lesional skin demonstrated rearrangement of the gamma chain in all cases. Read More
Case Rep Pediatr 2016 29;2016:8564389. Epub 2016 Nov 29.
Pediatrics Department, Portuguese Oncology Institute of Porto Francisco Gentil, 4200-072 Porto, Portugal.
Primary cutaneous lymphomas (PCL) are rare in pediatrics. Mycosis fungoides (MF) is the most frequent PCL diagnosed in childhood. There are various clinical variants of MF, including the hypopigmented MF (HMF). Read More