UV-based (PUVA and narrowband UVB) phototherapy is broadly and commonly used in the treatment of Cutaneous T-cell Lymphomas (CTCL), yet unfortunately, the evidence for the efficacy of these treatments is based only on case series or prospective but non-randomized studies. Therefore, no internationally approved guidelines exist and no standardization of schedules has been proposed. Recently, consensus guidelines have been published by the United States Cutaneous Lymphoma Consortium. The aim of this study was to review the biological and clinical evidences on PUVA and NB-UVB in CTCL and to critically evaluate acceptability and feasibility of these guidelines in the real-life setting from the perspective of the Cutaneous Lymphoma Task Force of the Italian Lymphoma Foundation (Fondazione Italiana Linfomi, FIL).
Standardization of regimens in Narrowband UVB and PUVA in early stage mycosis fungoides : position paper from the Italian Task Force for Cutaneous Lymphomas / V. Grandi, P. Fava, S. Rupoli, S. Alberti Violetti, L. Canafoglia, P. Quaglino, E. Berti, N. Pimpinelli. - In: JOURNAL OF THE EUROPEAN ACADEMY OF DERMATOLOGY AND VENEREOLOGY. - ISSN 0926-9959. - 32:5(2018 May), pp. 683-691.
|Titolo:||Standardization of regimens in Narrowband UVB and PUVA in early stage mycosis fungoides : position paper from the Italian Task Force for Cutaneous Lymphomas|
|Parole Chiave:||2708; Infectious Diseases|
|Settore Scientifico Disciplinare:||Settore MED/35 - Malattie Cutanee e Veneree|
|Data di pubblicazione:||mag-2018|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI):||http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jdv.14668|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||01 - Articolo su periodico|
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