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Graft-versus-Host Disease

Abstract

GVHD is a common consequence of allogeneic bone marrow transplantation. Approximately 3 weeks following complete marrow eradication and the transplantation of allogeneic donor marrow cells, a cutaneous eruption is seen in up to 20% to 80% of patients, and may result in the death of the patient (1,2). The cutaneous manifestations may be the first indication of evolving GVHD.

Keywords

Bone Marrow Transplantation Aplastic Anemia Lichen Planus Cutaneous Eruption Follow Bone Marrow Transplantation 
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