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Histiocytosis X in two infants--treated with topical nitrogen mustard.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  313216     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Two infants suffering from histiocytosis X were treated successfully with a topically applied nitrogen mustard. All cutaneous symptoms disappeared completely within 2 weeks in one case while the skin improved significantly in the other. No irritation or dermatitis was experienced from the treatment. The only side-effect noted was hyperpigmentation.
H Zachariae
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The British journal of dermatology     Volume:  100     ISSN:  0007-0963     ISO Abbreviation:  Br. J. Dermatol.     Publication Date:  1979 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1979-09-25     Completed Date:  1979-09-25     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0004041     Medline TA:  Br J Dermatol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  433-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Administration, Topical
Child, Preschool
Histiocytosis, Langerhans-Cell / drug therapy*,  pathology
Mechlorethamine / administration & dosage,  therapeutic use*
Microscopy, Electron
Skin / ultrastructure
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