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Treatment of keratoacanthomas with intralesional fluorouracil.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  736584     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Fourteen patients with 26 keratoacanthomas (KA) were treated weekly with intralesional injections of fluorouracil. Twenty-five lesions cleared in an average of three weeks (range, two to eight weeks) after an average of 2.8 injections. One KA failed to respond after five weekly injections and was excised. No recurrences or meaningful side effects were observed. It appears that treatment of KA with intralesional fluorouracil injections is a safe, effective, and convenient mode ot treatment yielding excellent cosmetic results.
R B Odom; D K Goette
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of dermatology     Volume:  114     ISSN:  0003-987X     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch Dermatol     Publication Date:  1978 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1979-03-24     Completed Date:  1979-03-24     Revised Date:  2008-03-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372433     Medline TA:  Arch Dermatol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1779-83     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Fluorouracil / administration & dosage*,  therapeutic use
Keratoacanthoma / drug therapy*,  pathology
Middle Aged
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