John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology

Incidence and ten-year follow-up of primary cutaneous lymphomas: a single-centre cohort study Ahead of print


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1 Department of Medicine,
Section of Dermatology and Venereology,
University of Verona,
Verona, Italy
2 Department of Diagnostics and Public Health,
Section of Pathology,
University of Verona,
Verona, Italy
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Primary cutaneous lymphomas (PCLs) are a rare group of extranodal non-Hodgkin lymphomas characterized by accumulation of atypical mononuclear cells in the skin, above all lymphocytes, with no evidence of extracutaneous disease at the time of diagnosis [1]. The annual incidence of PCL in western countries is estimated at about 10 per million years [2, 3]. PCL has been classified by the recent World Health Organization-European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer (WHO-EORTC) (resumed [...]