Cutaneous T cell lymphomasBMJ 1994; 308 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.308.6939.1303a (Published 14 May 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:1303
- N Smith,
- M Spittle
- Skin Tumour Unit, St John's Institute of Dermatology, St Thomas's Hospital, London SE1 7EH.
EDITOR, - We were disappointed by the slightly negative emphasis of Paul A Bunn Jr's editorial on cutaneous T cell lymphomas.1 Understanding of the whole range of cutaneous T cell lymphomas and their management has progressed considerably in recent years, and it is now clear that there are many variants of primary cutaneous T cell lymphoma with differences in clinical behaviour and prognosis.
We disagree with Bunn's comment that “systematic dissemination is an early feature of all types of lymphomas.” In the experience of our …