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Treatment of Ulcerative Necrobiosis Lipoidica with Topical Calcineurin Inhibitor: Case Report and Literature Review.
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PMID:  23149208     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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Background:Ulcerative necrobiosis lipoidica (UNL) is an uncommon disease, which is frequently recalcitrant to available therapies. It is characterized by well-defined, ulcerated plaques with indurated borders and atrophic centers. Multiple therapeutic options have been described, with variable success rates.Objective:To report the efficacy of using topical tacrolimus in treating UNL.Method:Topical tacrolimus was used in the treatment of two patients with UNL.Result:Topical tacrolimus is effective in treating UNL.Conclusion:Topical tacrolimus is a reasonably effective choice in treating UNL.
Authors:
Yousef Binamer; Laura Sowerby; Therese El-Helou
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of cutaneous medicine and surgery     Volume:  16     ISSN:  1203-4754     ISO Abbreviation:  J Cutan Med Surg     Publication Date:  2012 Dec 
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Created Date:  2012-11-14     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  9614685     Medline TA:  J Cutan Med Surg     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  458-461     Citation Subset:  -    
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