Sézary syndrome in an 11-year-old girl

Lynn Meister, Ana M. Duarte, Joanna Davis, Jorge L. Perez, Lawrence A. Schachner

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All forms of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma are rare in children. We describe an 11-year-old girl who had generalized exfoliative erythroderma, intense pruritus, peripheral lymphadenopathy, mycosis cells in the skin and lymph nodes, and Sezary cells in the peripheral blood. Results of a biopsy specimen of involved skin showed changes consistent with mycosis fungoides. A classic case of Sezary syndrome has not previously been reported in childhood or pre- adolescence.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)93-95
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the American Academy of Dermatology
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1993

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology


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