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Assessment of cases of primary cutaneous lymphomas- A clinical study

Deepika Agarwal, Kanchan Srivastava, Himali Tandon

Abstract: Background: Primary cutaneous lymphomas represent the second most common group of extranodal non-Hodgkin lymphoma after primary gastrointestinal lymphomas. The present study was conducted to assess cases of primary cutaneous lymphomas. Materials and methods: 82 cases of primary cutaneous lymphomas both genders were recruited. Duration of illness, presence of pruritus, family history, and occupational history was recorded. Results: Out of 82 patients, males were 48 and females were 34. Type of lesions were mycosis fungoides in 42, adult T-cell lymphoma/leukemia in 30 and peripheral T-cell lymphoma in 10 patients. Type of lesions were macules in 16, papules in 20, plaques in 22, macules & papules in 10, papules & plaques in 4, pustules and nodules in 6, plaques and nodules in 4 cases. The difference was significant (P< 0.05). Conclusion: Type of lesions were mycosis fungoides, adult T-cell lymphoma/leukemia and peripheral T-cell lymphoma in 10 patients. Type of lesions were macules, papules, plaques, macules & papules.
Keywords: adult / history / nodules / Primary Cutaneous Lymphomas / macules / Cases of Primary

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