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Annular plaques: An unusual manifestation of graft-versus-host disease.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22747928     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Chronic cutaneous graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) classically presents with lichenoid papules or sclerotic plaques. This case highlights an unusual clinical manifestation of chronic GVHD and demonstrates that the skin morphology of chronic GVHD and cutaneous lymphoma may be similar. We report for the first time a case of annular scleroderma-like graft-versus-host disease in a patient following allogeneic stem cell transplant for CD30+ anaplastic large cell lymphoma. Treatment of these skin lesions with ultraviolet A1 (UVA1) phototherapy resulted in significant improvement.
Authors:
Laura J Alexander; Taraneh Paravar; Madeleine Duvic; Victor Prieto; Sharon R Hymes
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2012-06-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  Dermatology online journal     Volume:  18     ISSN:  1087-2108     ISO Abbreviation:  Dermatol. Online J.     Publication Date:  2012  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-07-03     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9610776     Medline TA:  Dermatol Online J     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Dermatology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas.
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