publication . Article . 2019

Phototherapy of mycosis fungoides

Kubanov, A. A.; Karamova, A. E.; Znamenskaya, L. F.; Vorontsova, A. A.;
Open Access Russian
  • Published: 22 Dec 2019 Journal: Onkogematologiâ, volume 14, issue 4, pages 18-26 (issn: 1818-8346, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: ABV-press
Abstract
Background/purpose: Among the primary cutaneous T-cell lymphomas, mycosis fungoides (MF) is the most common disease entity. Recently, an improved understanding of the pathology, clinical presentation, and prognosis of MF has lead to the development of new and practically useful classification and staging systems. In most patients, MF presents with patches and plaques and remains confined to the skin for years and decades, making it an ideal target for phototherapy. However, treatment schedules vary widely and this review describes the current knowledge about phototherapy of MF focusing mainly on narrow- and broadband UVB and 8-methoxypsoralen plus UVA, its indic...
Subjects
free text keywords: mycosis fungoides, cutaneous t-cell lymphoma, puva therapy, uvb-311 nm, narrow-band phototherapy, narrow-band medium-wave ultraviolet therapy, phototherapy, ultraviolet radiation, photochemotherapy, skin lymphoma, retrospective study, Dermatology, Immunology, Immunology and Allergy, Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging, General Medicine, Ultraviolet light B, Narrow-band ultraviolet light B, Ultraviolet A, Psoralen plus ultraviolet A, lcsh:Diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs, lcsh:RC633-647.5, Additional research, Disease, Optimal treatment, Narrow band uvb, Stage (cooking), Advanced stage, Peripheral T-cell lymphoma, medicine.disease, medicine, Mycosis fungoides, business.industry, business, Dermatology, medicine.medical_specialty, PUVA therapy, medicine.medical_treatment, Refractory, Treatment outcome, Ultraviolet therapy, Psoralen, chemistry.chemical_compound, chemistry, Ultraviolet a, Ultraviolet light, Modern literature, Lymphoma, Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, Retrospective cohort study, In patient
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