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Is there more than one type of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma?

There are approximately 10 types of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, which vary in their appearance under a microscope, rate and extent of spread, types of therapy, and response to therapy. The most common is mycosis fungoides, which accounts for approximately 44% of CTCLs. There are at least three variants of mycosis fungoides. Sezary syndrome is the second most common CTCL. The remaining types of CTCL are much less common.

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