Graft-Versus-Host Reaction in the Skin: Why Is It Important for the Dermatologist

  • J. H. Saurat
Conference paper

Abstract

In this paper, five points are summarized:
  1. 1

    What is a graft-versus-host disease (reaction).

     
  2. 2

    When and why does it occur.

     
  3. 3

    What is the spectrum of its cutaneous manifestations.

     
  4. 4

    What is (are) the mechanism(s) of the skin injury.

     
  5. 5

    How does GVHD pertain to clinical dermatology.

     

Keywords

Depression Leukemia Anemia Cyclosporine Allo 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. H. Saurat
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of DermatologyUniversity of GenevaGenevaSwitzerland

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