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Cutaneous involvement is seen in ~ 50% of adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma (ATLL) patients. We investigated the association between skin eruption type and prognosis in 119 ATLL patients. ATLL eruptions were categorized into patch (6.7%), plaque (26.9%), multipapular (19.3%), nodulotumoral (38.7%), erythrodermic (4.2%), and purpuric (4.2%) types. When the T(More)
Approximately 50% of patients with adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma (ATLL) have skin involvement, and the smoldering, skin lesion-bearing cases are often treated with various skin-directed therapies, such as phototherapy and radiation therapy. Daily oral administration of etoposide plus prednisolone (EP) is also used for smoldering-type ATLL. However, it(More)
Case 1 was a 55 year old female whose primary complaint was pyrexia. Anamnesis consisted of a fever at a 39 degrees C level beginning on September 15, 1987 with headache and muscle pain. The patient was examined by a nearby physician. Despite taking medication, there was no break in the fever. The patient was examined and admitted to this institution on(More)
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