Syringotropic Mycosis Fungoides: A Variant of Folliculotropic Mycosis Fungoides or a Distinct Entity?

Authors:
Kathryn F Echols
Kathryn F Echols
University of Colorado Denver
United States
Kent Armeson
Kent Armeson
Medical University of South Carolina
John C Maize
John C Maize
Maize Center for Dermatopathology

Am J Dermatopathol 2019 Mar 20. Epub 2019 Mar 20.

Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC.

Syringotropic mycosis fungoides (MF) is classified under folliculotropic MF. Although there is significant overlap between the 2, this study demonstrates that folliculotropism is frequently present in syringotropic MF, and when not present, the specimen did not include a follicle to examine. In addition, few of the pathology reports mentioned folliculotropism or syringotropism, although this is an important prognostic feature.

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March 2019
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