What is sezary syndrome?
Sezary syndrome is a rare retrovirus infection characterized by excessive numbers of abnormal T-cells in the blood, lymph nodes, liver, spleen and bone marrow, and in deposits in the skin.
In other words, Sezary syndrome is an aggressive form of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, which is a type of blood cancer.
Signs and symptoms of Sezary syndrome may include:
- red, severely itchy rash (erythroderma);
- enlarged lymph nodes (lymphadenopathy);
- hair loss (alopecia);
- skin swelling (edema);
- thickened skin on the palms of the hands and soles of the feet (palmoplantar keratoderma);
- lower eyelids that turn outward (ectropion);
- abnormalities of the fingernails and toenails.
Please consult a doctor for detailed information about Sezary syndrome.
Keyword: sezary syndrome.