Inflammatory mimics of mycosis fungoides

Christian Baum, Vincent Liu

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Abstract

Mycosis fungoides, the most common type of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, is renowned for its protean manifestations. Its many guises both clinically and histopathologically can mimic a number of inflammatory dermatoses that can challenge the pathologist. Reviewed are the inflammatory conditions most commonly encountered in the differential diagnosis of mycosis fungoides, and a practical approach to distinguishing these entities from mycosis fungoides) is offered.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)45-51
Number of pages7
JournalPathology Case Reviews
Volume16
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2011

Keywords

  • Cutaneous lymphoma
  • Dermatitis
  • Eczema
  • Inflammatory dermatoses
  • Lichenoid
  • Mimics
  • Mycosis fungoides
  • Psoriasis
  • Spongiotic

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine

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