Acute cutaneous graft versus host disease: a clinicopathologic and immunophenotypic study.

Acute graft versus host disease (GVHD) is a major complication of bone marrow transplantation. This study was undertaken to characterize the histopathologic alterations in early lesions of GVHD and to improve our understanding about the disease process. Histopathologic and immunoperoxidase studies of skin tissue were carried out in 20 patients of GVHD… (More)