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J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2019 Jan;41(1):34-37. doi: 10.1097/MPH.0000000000001277.

Photo-photochemotherapy in Juvenile-onset Mycosis Fungoides: A Retrospective Study on 9 Patients.

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Dermatology Clinic, Department of Medical Sciences and Infectious Diseases, IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo Foundation and University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy.

Abstract

Mycosis fungoides (MF) is a rare disease and is considered the most common form of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma. Given the infrequent incidence of MF in patients under the age of 20, there are no established guidelines for the treatment of these patients; the overwhelming majority have an early-stage disease and progression to more advanced stages is very rare. This study presents the safety and effectiveness of photo-photochemotherapy as a first-line approach in the treatment of an early-stage MF even in young patients.

PMID:
30130275
DOI:
10.1097/MPH.0000000000001277
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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