Sйzary syndrome

Sйzary syndrome
a form of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma manifested by generalized exfoliative erythroderma, intense pruritus, peripheral lymphadenopathy, and Sйzary cells (abnormal T lymphocytes) in the skin, lymph nodes, and peripheral blood. Called also Sйzary erythroderma.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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