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April 1948


Author Affiliations

Visiting Dermatologist, Crumpsall Hospital; Director of Pathological Services, Manchester Municipal Hospitals MANCHESTER, ENGLAND

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1948;57(4):625-635. doi:10.1001/archderm.1948.01520170023003

MYCOSIS fungoides is an uncommon disease as to the exact nature of which there is still considerable difference of opinion. The last review of the subject on a broad basis was in 1944, when Goldsmith1 in a paper on reticuloses approached the subject from the clinical point of view, while Robb-Smith2 discussed the pathologic aspects, emphasizing the need for study of material from all cases which became available. In view of the rarity of the disease and particularly of cases in which there was visceral involvement we feel justified in reporting on the following case.

REPORT OF A CASE  K. J. P., a clerk aged 36 years, was admitted to Crumpsall Hospital, Manchester, England, on July 7, 1945. He was in good health until June 1942, when he noticed an itching rash in the middle of the back, which subsequently spread all over the back and onto the

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