Skin nonmelanocytic tumor
Lymphoma and related disorders - T cell / NK cell neoplasms
Mycotic stage mycosis fungoides

Topic Completed: 1 July 2012

Revised: 12 April 2019

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Christopher S. Hale, M.D.
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Cite this page: Hale CS. Mycotic stage mycosis fungoides. website. Accessed April 3rd, 2020.
Gross description
  • Infiltrative plaques
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Dermal polymorphous infiltrate of atypical lymphocytes with cerebriform nuclei alone or clustered in epidermis and in small sheets in dermis
  • Also Pautrier microabscesses, palisading along epidermal basal layer, tumor infiltrates around hair follicles, variable follicular mucinosis
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