Old Sins Cast Long Shadows: News on Staphylococcus aureus in Cutaneous T Cell Lymphoma

Patients with cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL) face an increased susceptibility to bacterial infections, and among these infections, Staphylococcus aureus (S aureus) stands out as a major causative pathogen (Bobrowicz et al., 2020). In fact, over half of the patients afflicted with advanced-stage CTCL succumb to infections rather than the cancer itself, emphasizing the crucial clinical significance of bacterial complications, especially in those with advanced disease (as reviewed in the study by Willerslev-Olsen et  al, 2013).
Source: Journal of Investigative Dermatology - Category: Dermatology Authors: Tags: Commentary Source Type: research