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Year : 2003  |  Volume : 69  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 232--234

Intralesional steroid induced histological changes in the skin

Department of Dermatology & Venereology and Pathology, Government Medical College Hospital, Chandigarh., India

Correspondence Address:
G P Thami
Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Government Medical College Hospital Sector 32 B, Chandigarh-160030.
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PMID: 17642897

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Intralesional steroids are commonly used in dermatology. Besides their strong anti-inflammatory effects, the long acting steroids and other preservative agents may induce interesting histopatholoical changes, which may simulate focal mucinosis or a granulomatous pathology. A variety of histopathological changes induced by Intralesional injection of steroid in a lesion of keloid are being described.


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