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PUVA-induced lymphomatoid papulosis in a patient with mycosis fungoides.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1894785     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The occurrence of lymphomatoid papulosis in patients with cutaneous lymphoma, particularly mycosis fungoides, has been described in medical literature. A 68-year-old woman affected by mycosis fungoides in the plaque stage noticed that multiple papulonodular lesions of lymphomatoid papulosis developed suddenly after a few sessions of PUVA therapy. The PUVA induction of lymphomatoid papulosis was confirmed by the appearance of new lesions after a second cycle of PUVA exposure on a limited area of the body. Complete regression of all PUVA-induced lymphomatoid papulosis lesions was achieved within a few weeks with oral prednisone and topical steroids. During the entire treatment the patches and plaques of mycosis fungoides persisted unchanged.
P Wolf; L Cerroni; J Smolle; H Kerl
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology     Volume:  25     ISSN:  0190-9622     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Am. Acad. Dermatol.     Publication Date:  1991 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-10-21     Completed Date:  1991-10-21     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7907132     Medline TA:  J Am Acad Dermatol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  422-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Dermatology, University of Graz, Austria.
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MeSH Terms
Eosinophils / pathology
Erythema / chemically induced,  pathology
Hemorrhage / pathology
Histiocytes / pathology
Lymphocytes / pathology
Mycosis Fungoides / drug therapy*
PUVA Therapy / adverse effects*
Skin Diseases / chemically induced*,  pathology
Skin Neoplasms / drug therapy*

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