Iranian Journal of Dermatology

Vol. 19, No. 77, Autumn 2016
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Mycosis fungoides and alopecia areata: A case report
Rana Rafiei, Hojat Eftekhari, Siamak Granmayeh, Sareh Shafaei

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Date Received: 2016 / Mar / 10 Date Revised: 2016 / Mar / 10 Date Accepted: 2016 / Apr / 13

Mycosis fungoides (MF), the most common type of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, is histologically characterized by atypical T lymphocytes with cerebriform nuclei that infiltrate the epidermis. Alopecia can be a manifestation of mycosis fungoides (MF) but alopecia areata (AA) is not usually associated with MF. We present a case of hypopigmented erythematous MF and AA with a childhood onset.

Keywords: mycosis fungoides, alopecia areata, childhood, hypopigmentation

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