Mycosis Fungoides Symptoms

Mycosis fungoides symptoms belong to a rare skin cancer type associated with the immune system. Its causes are unknown. The average age of onset of this disease is between 45-55 years. Men above the age of 50 are twice at risk of developing the signs of this cancer than women. It is rare for people below the age of 20 years to get this cancer. This article tries to gain further insight on the signs of this rare ailment.

Mycosis Fungoides Symptoms:

  • Weight loss
  • Lumpy skin
  • Skin necrosis – Death of skin cells because of the disease
  • Eye pain
  • Skin ulcers
  • Itching
  • Skin pain
  • Red scaly rash in skin
  • Thickened skin
  • Loss of vision clarity
  • Insomnia – Lack of sleep
  • Itchy rash
  • Coughing
  • Skin rash on back
  • Skin rash on buttock
  • Skin rash on shoulder
  • Spreading skin rash
  • Red patches on the skin
  • Eczematous rash
  • Fever
  • Heart muscle symptoms
  • Psoriasis
  • Enlarged spleen
  • Enlarged liver
  • Swallowing difficulty
  • Intestinal ulceration
  • Red-brown ulcerated lesions
  • Lichen planus – A skin condition of unknown origin affecting mostly middle-aged women. It involves small, flat-topped, shiny, itchy pink or purple raised spots on the wrists, lower legs or forearms
  • Red skin patches
  • Lobulated tumors
  • Lymphadenitis – Swelling of the lymph nodes
  • Gastrointestinal tract symptoms – Diarrhea, belching, constipation, vomiting, nausea, abdominal pain and flatulence
  • Bluish-red elevated skin plaques
  • Ulcerated bluish lesions – Lesions are superficial growths on the skin which look different from their surroundings
  • Lipomelanotic reticulosis

Facts and Statistics on Mycosis Fungoides Symptoms:

  • 75 percent people suffering from this non-hodgkin’s lymphoma cancer type, survive up to 5 years or more.
  • Depensing on the stage and time of diagnosis of the disease, stage A patient’s survival rate is 93 percent, stage B patients have 79 percent and stage C patients have 44 percent of survival rate.
  • Treatment of the disease on timely diagnosis of the symptoms can even cause its remission.

1 response to Mycosis Fungoides Symptoms

  1. last month i had a bad diarrhea while riding a bus, what a horrific experience~*,

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