Lymphomas Primary Cutaneous

  • W. A. van Vloten

Abstract

Primary cutaneous T and B cell lymphomas (CTCL and CBCL) are a heterogeneous group of lymphomas with a wide range of clinical manifestations, histology and prognosis. They belong to the group of non-Hodgkin lymphomas. The non-Hodgkin lymphomas are clonal proliferations of lymphoid cells with morphological and membrane properties of different maturation stages of T and B lymphocytes. They were classified according to histologic classification schemes such as the classification of Rappaport, Lukes and Collins, the (updated) Kiel classification and the working Formulation of the WHO, and recently, the Revised European-American Lymphoma (REAL) classification.

Keywords

Interferon Psoriasis Cataract Fluorouracil Purine 

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