Mycosis Fungoides


 

What is mycosis fungoides?

Mycosis fungoides is the most common type of skin lymphoma. It is a T-cell lymphoma that may or may not involve the internal lymph nodes or organs. It is not a fungal infection as the name may suggest.

Why treat mycosis fungoides?

This condition can be painful, itchy, and cause skin ulcers. Dermatologists can play a crucial role in the diagnosis and management of this rare condition due to their unique training.

How is mycosis fungoides treated at DTLA Derm?

At DTLA Derm, our board-certified dermatologists give our patients the attention and research-focused treatment their condition requires. We will evaluate your condition and coordinate care with other doctors, such as oncologists. Treatment involves medicated creams and possibly phototherapy. Serial photographs are taken to monitor progress of treatments.

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