Early-onset lichenoid graft-vs.-host disease: A unique variant of acute graft-vs.-host disease occurring in peripheral blood stem cell transplant recipients
Graft vs Host Disease
Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Transplantation
Early-onset lichenoid GvHD is exclusive to the PBSCT setting and appears to be mediated by donor lymphocytes, reflecting the higher numbers of donor T cells encountered in PBSCT. We consider this reaction pattern a distinctive subtype of acute GvHD.