Fast Five Quiz: Mycosis Fungoides

Lauren C. Pinter-Brown, MD

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November 01, 2021

Although the etiology is largely unknown, some lines of evidence indicate that genetic factors and heredity play a role in mycosis fungoides. Independent studies have reported on a strong linkage disequilibrium between mycosis fungoides and specific HLA class II allotypes in White persons and Ashkenazi Jewish individuals, indicating the existence of a significant genetic predisposition.

Learn more about the mode of transmission of mycosis fungoides.

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