What topical therapies are available for mycosis fungoides cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL)?

Updated: Aug 15, 2018
  • Author: Lauren C Pinter-Brown, MD; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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Topical therapies include topical steroids, topical retinoids, topical chemotherapy, psoralen-enhanced light therapy, and total body electron beam radiation. Systemic therapy includes oral retinoids, recombinant IFN-α, fusion toxins, monoclonal antibodies, single-agent chemotherapy, histone deacetylase inhibitors, and extracorporeal photopheresis.


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