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Annular hypopigmented mycosis fungoides: a novel ringed variant.
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PMID:  22515225     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Hypopigmented mycosis fungoides (MF) is a relatively uncommon variant of cutaneous lymphoma that is mostly seen in darker skin types. We present a novel and unique clinical presentation in an African-American female patient, consisting of regular hypopigmented annular rings in areas of normal skin and in more typical hypopigmented patches of MF. The lesions appeared diffusely on all extremities, anterior chest and back. Histopathologic examination showed an atypical lymphocytic infiltrate at the dermal-epidermal junction with epidermotropism and few Pautrier's collections. The patient was otherwise healthy and improved with narrowband ultraviolet (UV)-B. This case represents a presentation of a most unusual variant of hypopigmented MF, for which we propose the name 'annular hypopigmented MF'. Uhlenhake EE, Mehregan DM. Annular hypopigmented mycosis fungoides: a novel ringed variant.
Elizabeth E Uhlenhake; Darius M Mehregan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of cutaneous pathology     Volume:  39     ISSN:  1600-0560     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Cutan. Pathol.     Publication Date:  2012 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-04-20     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0425124     Medline TA:  J Cutan Pathol     Country:  Denmark    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  535-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2012 John Wiley & Sons A/S.
Department of Dermatology, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA.
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