Mycosis Fungoides – A Type of Slin Cancer

Majid Ali, M.D.

Mycosis fungoides is a type of cancer involving an immune cells called T-cells – a T-cell lymphoma to be precise. It often begins with an itchy skin e rash with areas of tumorous nodules (as shown in the photographs below). With time, usually the tumor involves deeper issues.

Treatment options include sunlight exposure and ultraviolet light therapy with or without topical steroids in early cases. Radiotherapy becomes necessary in advanced cases, as does chemotherapy.



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