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Mycosis fungoides (MF) is the most common form of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL), a non-Hodgkin lymphoma characterized by proliferation of atypical epidermotrophic helper/memory T cells in the skin. Therapeutic management includes topical therapy such as topical corticosteroids, topical chemotherapy or phototherapy; or systemic therapy such as(More)
In a review of all cases of porokeratosis histologically diagnosed in our Department during the period 1991-98 we found that 12 patients (22%) were in their seventh to ninth decade. In all 12 (2 males and 10 females) the age of onset of the disease varied between 58 and 89 years (mean age 68.6 years). The clinical picture was similar in all the patients,(More)
Anetoderma is a rare cutaneous disorder where a localized dermal defect of elastic fibers determines depressed areas and often herniated saclike skin. Primary anetoderma is an idiopathic phenomenon while secondary anetoderma is related to various conditions. The term primary anetoderma implies that the lesions occur in clinically normal skin although they(More)
From January 2010 to December 2012, 296 skin biopsies were performed in pediatric patients using only local anesthesia (cream and infiltration). The biopsies were divided into three groups: biopsies of skin neoplasms, biopsies of skin rashes and biopsies of follicular-centered lesions. Our data demonstrate the possibility of using this procedure, with the(More)