Bexarotene is a retinoid drug that is approved for the treatment of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma. We report 6 cases in which the initiation of bexarotene therapy for cutaneous T-cell lymphoma was temporally associated with the progression of internal disease despite improvement in cutaneous signs and symptoms. It is possible that bexarotene contributed to this progression. Although bexarotene therapy may alleviate symptoms and signs of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, careful surveillance of lymph nodes and solid organs during treatment is advised.Le texte complet de cet article est disponible en PDF.
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