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Case Reports in Dermatological Medicine
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 190572, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/190572
Case Report

Hypopigmented Mycosis Fungoides in Type V Skin: A Report of 5 Cases

1Department of Dermatology, Teaching Hospital Anuradhapura, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
2Department of Pathology, Teaching Hospital Anuradhapura, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
3Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Kinsy Road, Colombo 8, Sri Lanka

Received 28 June 2011; Accepted 25 August 2011

Academic Editor: K. Morita

Copyright © 2011 Ranthilaka R. Ranawaka et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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