What is the prognosis of primary cutaneous peripheral T-cell lymphoma, unspecified (PTCL-U)?

Updated: Aug 15, 2018
  • Author: Lauren C Pinter-Brown, MD; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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Primary cutaneous peripheral T-cell lymphoma, unspecified (PTCL-U), is associated with a poor prognosis. The 5-year survival rate is less than 20%, [52] regardless of whether the disease manifests with solitary/localized lesions or generalized skin lesions. [53]


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