SAMUEL M. BLUEFARB, M.D.; HYMAN S. STEINBERG, M.D.
Mycosis fungoides is a disease of the reticuloendothelial system. The disease manifests itself primarily in the skin, although visceral manifestations frequently occur. In 1935 Stuhmer1 wrote: "The complications which appear in the lungs in the form of real mycosis tumors generally are not discovered during life." We have recently observed four cases of mycosis fungoides with the typical skin picture in which pulmonary infiltrations were found on roentgen examination. Three of the four cases were verified at autopsy. The fourth case had lesions in the lung on roentgen examination and clearing of these lesions following treatment with nitrogen mustard and
BLUEFARB SM, STEINBERG HS. PULMONARY MANIFESTATIONS OF MYCOSIS FUNGOIDES1. Ann Intern Med. ;36:625–639. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-36-2-625
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1952;36(2_Part_2):625-639.
Hematology/Oncology, Leukemia/Lymphoma, Pulmonary/Critical Care.
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