John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology


Clinical characteristics, differential diagnosis, and treatment outcome of subcutaneous panniculitis-like T-cell lymphoma: a literature review of published Japanese cases Volume 27, issue 1, January-February 2017


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Department of Dermatology,
Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine,
Fukushima, Japan
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  • Key words: chemotherapy, corticosteroid, immunosuppressive drug, Japanese case, subcutaneous panniculitis-like T-cell lymphoma
  • DOI : 10.1684/ejd.2016.2914
  • Page(s) : 34-41
  • Published in: 2017

There are various subtypes of cutaneous lymphomas, each with different clinical manifestations, histological features, and prognosis. Mycosis fungoides is the most common and well characterised subtype, accounting for more than 50% of all cutaneous lymphomas [1, 2]. Subcutaneous panniculitis-like T-cell lymphoma (SPTCL) is a rare subtype of cutaneous lymphoma that preferentially involves subcutaneous tissue. Since its first description by Gonzales et al. in 1991, as a peculiar lymphoma mimicking [...]