"Invisible" mycosis fungoides?

@article{Hwong2001InvisibleMF,
  title={"Invisible" mycosis fungoides?},
  author={Heidi Hwong and Trent W. Nichols and Madeleine Duvic},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology},
  year={2001},
  volume={45 2},
  pages={
          318
        }
}

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