Mycosis fungoides in pregnancy: Remission after treatment with α-interferon in a case refractory to conventional therapy: A case report

K. T. Echols, J. M. Gilles, M. Diro

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Abstract

Mycosis fungoides complicating pregnancy is rarely encountered. As it is a form of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, some of the treatment options are contraindicated in pregnancy, and the disease may become unresponsive to safer conventional therapies. We report a patient who, in her third trimester of pregnancy, failed to respond to the treatment options available. Left with little choice, a trial of α-interferon was undertaken. The patient responded with remission, and prolongation of pregnancy was achieved.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)68-70
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Volume10
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jun 18 2001
Externally publishedYes

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Mycosis Fungoides
Interferons
Pregnancy
Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma
Third Pregnancy Trimester
Therapeutics

Keywords

  • α-interferon
  • Mycosis fungoides
  • Pregnancy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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Mycosis fungoides in pregnancy : Remission after treatment with α-interferon in a case refractory to conventional therapy: A case report. / Echols, K. T.; Gilles, J. M.; Diro, M.

In: Journal of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Vol. 10, No. 1, 18.06.2001, p. 68-70.

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