- Mycosis fungoides (MF) is the one of the common cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL) type (44%).
- Lymphomas are cancers of the lymph nodes and the lymphatic system. There are many different types of primary cutaneous lymphomas (only skin is affected), but they fall into two main types, cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (65%) and cutaneous B-cell lymphoma (35%).
- Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL) is a serious skin condition but occurring rarely, in which there is an abnormal growth of neoplastic lymphocytes subtype "T" (thymus-derived).
- Mycosis fungoides is a condition in which the skin is infiltrated with plaques or nodules composed of white blood cells called lymphocytes.
- Alibert-Bazin Syndrome
- Granuloma Fungoides
- Race: It is commoner in blacks skinned patients as compared to others.
- Gender: It is more common in males than in females (male-female ratio 2:1)
- Age: The age at which mycosis fungoides occur is 50 years. But these are also detected in children and young people sometimes.