Photodynamic therapy may be useful in debulking cutaneous lymphoma prior to radiotherapy

N. Umegaki, R. Moritsugu, S. Katoh, K. Harada, H. Nakano, K. Tamai, K. Hanada, M. Tanaka

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Abstract

Photodynamic therapy (PDT) with topical 5-aminolaevulinic acid (5-ALA) is a promising new treatment for superficial malignant nonmelanoma tumours, including cutaneous malignant lymphoma. Here, we report a case of cutaneous anaplastic large cell lymphoma effectively treated by PDT with topical 5-ALA in combination with radiotherapy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)42-45
Number of pages4
JournalClinical and Experimental Dermatology
Volume29
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2004 Jan 1

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology

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