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European Journal of Dermatology

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Primary cutaneous CD8-positive aggressive epidermotropic cytotoxic T-cell lymphoma presenting with extensive erosive lesions resembling autoimmune blistering disorders Volume 30, numéro 5, September-October 2020

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Department of Dermatology, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, Hikarigaoka-1, Fukushima, 960-1295, Japan

Primary cutaneous CD8-positive aggressive epidermotropic cytotoxic T-cell lymphoma (PCAETCL) is a rare variant of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, characterized by widespread skin lesions, marked epidermotropic infiltration of CD8-positive neoplastic T-cells, and a highly aggressive clinical course resulting in fatal outcome [1, 2]. PCAETCL forms various skin lesions, which include erythematous patches, plaques, nodules, or tumours with necrosis and ulcerations. We report a patient with PCAETCL who presented [...]