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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