Pediatric Dermatology

Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma at a Young Age

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A case of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL) in a 22-month-old patient is discussed, emphasizing the importance of screening for CTCL even in very young patients with atypical symptoms of eczema, atopic dermatitis, or parapsoriasis. The clinical, histologic, and immunologic diagnostics can now be supported by molecular methods; therefore, patients at the earlier stages of CTCL can be diagnosed and treated with good results.


 

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