New Orleans, LA
A 40-year-old male asked:
How common is a lichenoid lymphocytic infiltrate w/ tanglestacia in a skin biopsy? i was diagnosed mycosis fungoides last year, could this be new spot
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Hematology and Oncology 42 years experience
Mycosis fungoides: mycosis lesions has specific picture. the pathologist will be able to identify it . I recommend that you see hematologist
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Pathology 31 years experience
Nonspecific terms vs: The diagnosis of nycosis fungoides is based on a combination of 4 items: clinical, histological, immunotests, molecular. The histological picture mimics many forms and also includes lichenoid infiltrate, plus in a third, ,atypical abnormal cells form cerebriform Pautier's nests. To answer your question, your biopsy should have molecular clonality, expert pathology immunohistology review.
2.5k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Jul 26, 2015
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