Types of Lymphoma of the Skin - adult skin lymphoma

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Adult Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Treatment (PDQ®)–Patient Version - National Cancer Institute adult skin lymphoma


Adult T cell leukemia-lymphoma (ATLL): This rare type of T-cell lymphoma is more likely to start in other parts of the body, but it can sometimes be confined to the skin. It is linked to infection with the HTLV-1 virus (although most people infected with this virus do not get lymphoma).Last Revised: March 29, 2018.

Adult Hodgkin lymphoma is a type of cancer that develops in the lymph system, part of the body's immune system. The immune system protects the body from foreign substances, infection, and diseases. The immune system protects the body from foreign substances, infection, and diseases.

Sep 06, 2018 · However, skin lymphoma (cutaneous lymphoma) is a rare form that commonly goes undiagnosed because of its strange-yet-vague symptoms. Lymphoma starts in the lymphocytes, or the cells in the immune system that are normally found in the lymphatic system.

Skin lymphomas are specific types of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) where the disease manifests predominantly in the skin. The medical term used for skin is ‘cutaneous’. Most of these conditions are generally termed ‘primary cutaneous lymphomas’.

Adult T-Cell Leukemia/Lymphoma. Adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma (ATLL) is a rare and often aggressive (fast-growing) T-cell lymphoma that can be found in the blood (leukemia), lymph nodes (lymphoma), skin, or multiple areas of the body.