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Year : 2002  |  Volume : 68  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 356--357

Intralesional corticosteroid induced perilesional and perilymphatic hypopigmentation


Department of Dermatology and Venereology Government Medical College and Hospital, Sector 32 B, Chandigarh, India

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Gurvider P Thami
Department of Dermatology and Venereology Government Medical College and Hospital, Sector 32 B, Chandigarh
India
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PMID: 17657002

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Intralesional corticosteroid administration is a commonly used therapeutic modality in dermatology. PeriIesionoI streaky depigmentation and/or atrophy is a distinct, though rare adverse effect resulting from lymphatic uptake of corticosteroid crystals. The pathogenesis and its self-limiting clinical course are discussed.






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