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Summer 2015, Vol. 23 No. 2

Hong Kong J. Dermatol. Venereol. (2015) 23, 77-80

Paediatric Dermatology Column: Case Report

A case of childhood onset hypopigmented mycosis fungoides initially diagnosed as vitiligo


FC Ip 葉方正 and KC Lee 李景中


An adolescent boy presented with hypopigmented patches on the trunk and limbs since childhood and was initially diagnosed as vitiligo. Subsequent skin biopsy revealed a hypopigmented variant of mycosis fungoides. The diagnostic pitfalls of hypopigmented mycosis fungoides are discussed and a brief review of the condition is presented.


Keywords: Childhood, hypopigmented, mycosis fungoides, vitiligo

關鍵詞: 兒童期、色素減退、蕈樣肉芽腫、白癜風