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Article
December 1971

FluocinonidePreliminary Evaluation of a New Topically Applied Corticosteroid

Author Affiliations

Memphis

From the Division of Dermatology, University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Memphis.

Arch Dermatol. 1971;104(6):632-633. doi:10.1001/archderm.1971.04000240056007
Abstract

Fluocinonide is a new topically applied corticosteroid that is more potent than presently available agents according to in vivo vasoconstrictor assays. A 0.05% fluocinonide cream was tested against 0.1% betamethasone valerate cream in a double-blind paired comparison in 24 patients with corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses and was found to produce superior clinical results in a majority of cases.

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