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Year : 2003  |  Volume : 69  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 163--164

Treatment of primary localised cutaneous amyloidosis with cyclophosphamide

Dept. of Dermatology & STD, Gauhati Medical College, Guwahati - 781 032, India

Correspondence Address:
J Das
Dept. of Dermatology & STD, Gauhati Medical College, Guwahati - 781 032
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The study was undertaken to evaluate the efficacy of cyclophosphamide in primary localised cutaneous amyloidosis. Thirty-six patients of primary localised cutaneous amyloidosis were treated with cyclophosphomide 50 mg. tablets orally daily for a period of six months. Most of the patients following the therapy showed marked improvement in respect of itching, pigmentation and sizes of the popular lesions. Side effects of cyclophosphamide were very low.

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