Journal of Clinical & Experimental Dermatology Research

Journal of Clinical & Experimental Dermatology Research
Open Access

ISSN: 2155-9554

+44 1478 350008

Iman Almasry M

As’ad Al Hamad Dermatology Centre, Kuwait City, Capital Governorate, Kuwait

  • Research Article   
    Efficacy and Safety of Narrowband-UVB in Early Stage Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma in Kuwaiti Patients
    Author(s): Iman Almasry M*

    Background: Phototherapy is one of corner stone therapeutic lines in dermatology, and narrowband UVB (NB- UVB) type is one of used treatment in many dermatoses including mycosis fungoides (MF). Objective: In this study, we analysed the effect of NB-UVB in the treatment of patients with early stage MF. Methods: The response of 29 patients (8 stage I A, 18 stage I B and 3 stage IIA) with patch stage MF to NB-UVB phototherapy, three times weekly was evaluated. Seventeen patients had skin type III, eleven patients had skin type IV and one patient had skin type II). Clinically the studied MF patients were presented with hypo-hyper pigmentation, poikiloderma and eczematous skin lesions. Mean follow-up period was 3.6 year. Results: The 29 patients had complete clinical remission; the minimum num.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2155-9554.20.11.536

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