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Mycosis Fungoides: Epidemiology in Isfahan, Iran

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Background: Mycosis Fungoides (MF) is the most common and indolent form of Cutaneuse T-cell Lymphomas (CTCL), that usually occurs in old adults. Objectives: To determine epidemiologic features and patients characteristics of MF in Isfahan (Iran). Methods: We performed a retrospective study in MF clinic of alzahra hospital that is the main center for treatment of MF patients in Isfahan (Iran) and evaluated clinicopathologic features. Results: In 3 years 25 patients were referred to Alzahra MF clinic. 18 patients diagnosed as MF. Seven (38.9%) patients were male and 11 (61.1%) were female with male to female ratio of 1:1.57. The mean age of patients was 41.06 years. 88.9% of our patients were in stages ΙA and ΙB. Conclusion: Most of our patients presented in early stages that were similar to other studies, while male: female ratio is different from other studies.

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F. Naeini, J. Najafian, M. Salehi, Z. Azimi and P. Rajabi, "Mycosis Fungoides: Epidemiology in Isfahan, Iran," Journal of Cosmetics, Dermatological Sciences and Applications, Vol. 2 No. 3, 2012, pp. 229-233. doi: 10.4236/jcdsa.2012.23043.

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