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Periungual pyogenic granulomas due to topical tazarotene for nail psoriasis.
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PMID:  24819765     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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Tazarotene is a topically-applied, receptor-selective retinoid that has been shown to modulate several major pathogenic factors of psoriasis. Adverse effects are those of topical application of retinoids, the most common being mild to moderate burning, itching, stinging, and erythema, due to mild to moderate local skin irritation. While pyogenic granuloma-like lesions are a well recognized side effects of systemic retinoids, to our knowledge in the literature there is only one reported case of pyogenic granuloma (PG) following topical application of tazarotene for scalp psoriasis. In this paper we report 2 cases of periungual PGs following application of topical tazarotene and we present a review of the literature.
Authors:
B M Piraccini; M Venturi; A Patrizi
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Giornale italiano di dermatologia e venereologia : organo ufficiale, Società italiana di dermatologia e sifilografia     Volume:  149     ISSN:  0392-0488     ISO Abbreviation:  G Ital Dermatol Venereol     Publication Date:  2014 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-05-13     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8102852     Medline TA:  G Ital Dermatol Venereol     Country:  Italy    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  363-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
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