Cutaneous graft-versus-host disease after hematopoietic stem cell transplant - A review

Cesar Daniel Villarreal-Villarreal, Julio Cesar Salas-Alanis, Jose Carlos Jaime-Pérez, Jorge Ocampo-Candiani

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Graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) is a major complication of allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplants (allo-HSCT) associated with significant morbidity and mortality. The earliest and most common manifestation is cutaneous graft-versus-host disease. This review focuses on the pathophysiology, clinical features, prevention and treatment of cutaneous graft-versus-host disease. We discuss various insights into the disease’s mechanisms and the different treatments for acute and chronic skin graft-versus-host disease.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)336-343
Number of pages8
JournalAnais Brasileiros de Dermatologia
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 22 Jul 2016

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Dermatology

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