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American Journal of Cancer Prevention. 2017, 5(3), 35-36
DOI: 10.12691/ajcp-5-3-2
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Mycosis Fungoides: A Case Report

Mehrdad Payandeh1, Noorodin Karami2 and Afshin Karami3,

1Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran

2Department of Genetic, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, Iran

3Department of Hematology, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

Pub. Date: October 10, 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Treatment Cases for Hematological Malignancies)

Cite this paper:
Mehrdad Payandeh, Noorodin Karami and Afshin Karami. Mycosis Fungoides: A Case Report. American Journal of Cancer Prevention. 2017; 5(3):35-36. doi: 10.12691/ajcp-5-3-2

Abstract

First, the term Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL) was used by Edelson to describe Mycosis Fungoides (MF) and Sézary Syndrome (SS), which are lymphoproliferative disorders. The most frequent subtype is MF that the exact etiology of the disease is unclear and there is a therapeutic challenge in treating these patients. In this study, we report the patients who initially were treated with combination chemotherapy regimens, but after a while, due to their resistance to these drugs, their treatment was changed and now, their condition is relatively favorable. Therefore, we suggest that further investigations on the prognostic factors associated with this disease are needed that are crucial in terms of response to therapy in these patients.

Keywords:
Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma CTCL Mycosis Fungoides

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