Dummer, R; Kawai, K; Zipser, M C (2011). Cutaneous lymphoma. In: Dummer, R; Pittelkow, M; Iwatsuki, K; Green, A; Elwan, N M. Skin cancer - a world-wide perspective. Heidelberg, DE, 343-354. ISBN 978-3-642-05071-8 (P) 978-3-642-05072-5 (E).
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Cutaneous lymphomas, like other lymphomas, are systemic diseases by definition. Therefore, surgery has limited indications. However, primary cutaneous B-cell lymphomas (CBCL), such as follicle center lymphomas and large cell primary cutaneous CD30+ T-cell lymphomas, may present as a single nodule in the skin. In these cases, because investigation on tumor material is necessary, an excision biopsy might be a good alternative to an incisional biopsy. In the case of surgical treatment of a nodule in primary cutaneous lymphomas, a safety margin of at least 1 cm should be applied, although there are no supporting clinical trails.
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|Item Type:||Book Section, refereed, original work|
|Communities & Collections:||04 Faculty of Medicine > University Hospital Zurich > Dermatology Clinic|
|DDC:||610 Medicine & health|
|Deposited On:||11 Mar 2012 18:27|
|Last Modified:||04 Apr 2012 14:24|
|ISBN:||978-3-642-05071-8 (P) 978-3-642-05072-5 (E)|
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