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Year : 1998  |  Volume : 64  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 139--141

Pre-sezary to sezary erythroderma syndrome

Department of Dermato-Venereology, Government Medical College, Rajindra Hospital, Patiala-147001, India

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R R Mittal
Department of Dermato-Venereology, Government Medical College, Rajindra Hospital, Patiala-147001
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PMID: 20921744

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A 50-year-old woman was admitted with pre-Se’zary syndrome in May. ‘97 as she had intractable progressive erythroderma with intense pruritus since 15 months. She also had axillary, inguinal, hilar and para-aortic lymphadenopathy, hepatomegaly, alopecia,' hypersensitivity to cefadroxyl, and abnormalSezary cells in peripheral blood film. Histopathology confirmed the diagnosis. Initially she was given 20mg of prednisolone which was later increased to 40mg daily but she did not respond. She responded favourably to combination of 20mg prednisolone and chlorambucil 2.5mg daily.


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