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Treatment with thalidomide in steroid dependency and neuritis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7206639     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Thalidomide is found effective and useful in cases of lepromatous ENL in Corticosteroid dependent cases which had been on treatment with dapsone and lamprene. But eventually due to recurrence these cases had to be put back on steroids because of easier availability. Cases of neuritis responded much more satisfactorily and there was no change in the muscle deficity before or after treatment with thalidomide.
S Theophilus
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Leprosy in India     Volume:  52     ISSN:  0024-1024     ISO Abbreviation:  Lepr India     Publication Date:  1980 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1981-05-21     Completed Date:  1981-05-21     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376624     Medline TA:  Lepr India     Country:  INDIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  423-8     Citation Subset:  IM; X    
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MeSH Terms
Adrenal Cortex Hormones / therapeutic use*
Erythema Nodosum / drug therapy
Leprosy / drug therapy*
Neuritis / drug therapy*
Thalidomide / administration & dosage,  therapeutic use*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Adrenal Cortex Hormones; 50-35-1/Thalidomide

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