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Year : 1997  |  Volume : 63  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 307-309

Relapse in psoriasis after methotrexate

NA Karibasappa1, Abraham George2 

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N A Karibasappa

20 patients, 12 males and 8 females with chronic palque psoriasis, not responding to conventional therapy were treated with methotrexate (MTX) in the dose of 15 mg/week, 3 doses, 12th hourly apart, for 4 - 12 weeks. All the cases in which MTX was stopped after attaining remission and giving maintenance therapy of 5 mg/week for 8 weeks had relapsed within 6 weeks to 12 weeks. Premethotrexate or postmethotrexate laboratory investigations were within normal limits. No significant side effects were noted.

How to cite this article:
Karibasappa N A, George A. Relapse in psoriasis after methotrexate.Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 1997;63:307-309

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Karibasappa N A, George A. Relapse in psoriasis after methotrexate. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol [serial online] 1997 [cited 2020 Aug 8 ];63:307-309
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