October 2007

Delayed Wound Healing Following Treatment With Low-Dose Interferon Alfa-2b for Cutaneous Melanoma

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Arch Dermatol. 2007;143(10):1331-1344. doi:10.1001/archderm.143.10.1339

Adjuvant therapies for cutaneous melanoma have been well studied, and to our knowledge only high-dose interferon alfa-2b shows reproducible benefit.1 Efforts to improve the toxic effects profile of high-dose regimens have included the use of lower doses. We report a case of delayed wound healing secondary to treatment with low-dose interferon alfa-2b for cutaneous melanoma.

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