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August 2000

Long-term Efficacy of Tacrolimus Ointment for Recalcitrant Facial Erythema Resistant to Topical Corticosteroids in Adult Patients With Atopic Dermatitis

Arch Dermatol. 2000;136(8):1062-1063. doi:

Recalcitrant facial erythema often occurs in adults with atopic dermatitis and resists common therapies, including topical corticosteroids.1 Recently, several authors have reported that short-term use of tacrolimus (FK506) ointment, a newly developed immunosuppressant drug, shows excellent results with recalcitrant facial erythema.25 In the present study, we analyzed the effects of long-term applications of topical tacrolimus on red face conditions.

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