Folliculotropic mycosis fungoides in a pediatric patient mimicking black dot tinea capitis.

Authors:
Olayemi Sokumbi
Olayemi Sokumbi
Mayo Clinic
United States
Yvonne E Chiu
Yvonne E Chiu
Medical College of Wisconsin
United States

Pediatr Dermatol 2019 May 21;36(3):386-387. Epub 2019 Feb 21.

Section of Pediatric Dermatology, Departments of Dermatology and Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Immunosuppression following organ transplantation is a known risk factor for the development of lymphoproliferative disorders. Mycosis fungoides, a rare entity in pediatric patients, has seldom been reported as a post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder. We report a case of folliculotropic mycosis fungoides in a pediatric patient following liver transplantation that was initially diagnosed as tinea capitis.

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