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Year : 2003  |  Volume : 69  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 76--78

Evaluation of dexamethasone pulse therapy in systemic sclerosis

Dept. of Dermatology, STD & Leprosy, Govt. Medical College and Associated SMSH Hospital, Srinagar, Kashmir (J&K), India

Correspondence Address:
Q M Ahmad
House No. 214, Karan Nagar, Srinagar, Kashmir (J&K)
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PMID: 17642837

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The treatment of systemic sclerosis, a multisystem disorder, is for from satisfactory. Dexamethasone pulse therapy was started in 25 patients of systemic sclerosis and of the 10 patients who successfully completed the treatment, the results have been quite encouraging. Adverse effects to the pulse were minimal.

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