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Percutaneous absorption of 1,3-bis (2-chloroethyl)-I-nitrosourea (BCNU, carmustine) in mycosis fungoides.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
The British journal of dermatology
Publication Date
Volume
97
Issue
1
Pages
65–67
Identifiers
PMID: 889701
Source
Medline
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Unknown

Abstract

The total percutaneous absorption of 1,3-bis(2-chloroethyl)-I-nitrosourea (BCNU, carmustine) in 5 patients with mycosis fungoides, based on the 5 day urinary excretion of 14C-labelled BCNU, ranged from 5 to 28%. Absorption through diseased skin was greater than through uninvolved skin.

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