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International Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy Sciences

International Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy Sciences

2021, Vol. 4, Issue 1, Part A

Assessment of cases of primary cutaneous lymphomas- A clinical study
Author(s)
Deepika Agarwal, Kanchan Srivastava and Dr. Himali Tandon
Abstract
Background: Primary cutaneous lymphomas represent the second most common group of extranodal non-Hodgkin lymphoma after primary gastrointestinal lymphomas. The present study was conducted to assess cases of primary cutaneous lymphomas.
Materials and methods: 82 cases of primary cutaneous lymphomas both genders were recruited. Duration of illness, presence of pruritus, family history, and occupational history was recorded.
Results: Out of 82 patients, males were 48 and females were 34. Type of lesions were mycosis fungoides in 42, adult T-cell lymphoma/leukemia in 30 and peripheral T-cell lymphoma in 10 patients. Type of lesions were macules in 16, papules in 20, plaques in 22, macules & papules in 10, papules & plaques in 4, pustules and nodules in 6, plaques and nodules in 4 cases. The difference was significant (P< 0.05).
Conclusion: Type of lesions were mycosis fungoides, adult T-cell lymphoma/leukemia and peripheral T-cell lymphoma in 10 patients. Type of lesions were macules, papules, plaques, macules & papules.
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How to cite this article:
Deepika Agarwal, Kanchan Srivastava, Dr. Himali Tandon. Assessment of cases of primary cutaneous lymphomas- A clinical study. Int J Dermatol Venereology Leprosy Sci 2021;4(1):14-16. DOI: 10.33545/26649411.2021.v4.i1a.56
International Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy Sciences