Sezary syndrome

Sézary syndrome (SS) is a type of cutaneous T cell lymphoma. It is sometimes considered an advanced and leukaemic form of cutaneous T cell lymphoma (CTCL).

Clinical presentation

It is clinically characterised by an extensive erythematous rash covering most of the body as well as presence of malignant lymphocytes in the blood.

History and etymology

It is named after Albert Sézary, French dermatologist (1880-1956).

Differential diagnosis

Lymphoma
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Article information

rID: 17894
System: Haematology
Sections: Syndromes, Pathology
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Sezary's syndrome
  • Sezary's disease
  • Sezary disease

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