Disease Information for Mycosis fungoides/T cell lymphoma: Definition

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  • Mycosis Fungoides; Granuloma Fungoides; Vidal-Brocq Mycosis Fungoides; Mycosis Fungoides is a rare form of T-cell lymphoma of the skin (cutaneous); the disease is typically slowly progressive and chronic; In individuals with Mycosis Fungoides, the skin becomes infiltrated with plaques and nodules that are composed of lymphocytes; In advanced cases, ulcerated tumors and infiltration of lymph nodes by diseased cells may occur; The disorder may spread to other parts of the body including the gastrointestinal system, liver, spleen, or brain; [NORD]

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