Mycosis Fungoides: Tumor D´ emblee – A Rare Presentation: A Case Report 643-644
Dept of Pathology,FMMC,
Mycosis Fungoides (MF) is a condition characterized by infiltration of skin by neoplastic T lymphocytes. The disease has various stages viz. premycotic, patch, plaques, nodules, tumors and erythroderma. â€˜Tumor dâ€™embleeâ€™ is a variant of tumor stage that develops from an apparently normal skin without prior patch or plaque stage. We present Case of a 70 year old lady with a reddish nodule over her right leg without prior plaques or itching. Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology, Histopathology and Immunohistochemistry studies were done to diagnose it as mycosis fungoides. Mycosis fungoides is the most common subtype of cutaneous T cell lymphoma. Tumors are the initial manifestation in 10% of patients.