Henry Ford Hospital Medical Journal


A case of mycosis fungoides is presented which terminated in death by an acute central nervous system illness. Autopsy revealed thrombotic microangiopathy. This is felt to be the first report of thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura occurring in a patient with mycosis fungoides. Since thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura has been reported in association with other malignancies, the association of these relatively rare disorders may represent more than a coincidence.