fungal infection, mycosis fungoides, skin metastases, cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, squamous cell carcinoma



  1. Ladizinski, Barry MD
  2. Alavi, Afsaneh MD
  3. Jambrosic, Jay MD
  4. Mistry, Nisha MD
  5. Sibbald, R. Gary MD, MEd, BSc, FRCPC(Med Derm), MACP, FAAD, MAPWCA


ABSTRACT: Primary and metastatic malignancies may occasionally mimic or coexist with cutaneous fungal infections. The authors report 3 cases of cancers that were initially presumed to be cutaneous fungal infections. Dermatologists should maintain a low threshold for skin biopsy in patients with persistent or refractory fungal infections.