Mycosis fungoides

Case contributed by Dr Jayanth Keshavamurthy

Presentation

A surveillance PET-CT ordered on a patient with known mycosis fungoides.

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Male
Nuclear medicine

PET-CT confirming multiple skin lesions which are metabolically active consistent with recurrence of mycosis fungoides. 

Case Discussion

The patient was referred back to oncology for further management.

It is helpful to do a whole-body PET like a melanoma protocol as it is a skin neoplasm. As in this patient, in the USA, this condition more frequently affects male African Americans. 

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Case information

rID: 76505
Published: 22nd Apr 2020
Last edited: 26th Apr 2020
System: Oncology
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Augusta University

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