TITLE

photophoresis

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1663
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "photophoresis" is presented. Photophoresis refers to a technique used in treating cutaneous T-cell lymphoma. It incorporates exposure of a lymphocyte-enriched blood fraction, obtained by use of apheresis to ultraviolet A light after the patient has ingested the cytotoxic agent 8-methoxypsoralen.
ACCESSION #
21240780

 

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