Department of Health Management, New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York, USA
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Misdiagnosis Association, Seattle, Washington, USA
KeywordsCase reportsPhotographsBefore and afterMycosis fungoidesStage 1BNarrow-band ultraviolet B (NB-UVB)
A 56-year-old man presents with stage 1B mycosis fungoides (more than 10 % of whole skin area involvement), negative HTLV1 serology, and presence of a clonal T cell receptor (TCR) gene rearrangement in polymerase chain reaction (PCR). He was treated with narrow-band ultraviolet B (NB-UVB) and experienced improvement by disappearance of most of his lesions (Figs. 16.1–16.12).
Patient two: Torso lesions prior to treatment. Source: Pooya Khan Mohammad Beigi, MD
Patient two: Torso lesions healed after NB-UVB therapy . Source: Pooya Khan Mohammad Beigi, MD