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January 1963

Effect of Chloroquine and Placebo on Warts

Author Affiliations


Dermatology Clinic, USAF Hospital, Andrews, and Georgetown University School of Medicine.

Arch Dermatol. 1963;87(1):89-90. doi:10.1001/archderm.1963.01590130095015

Fifty patients with multiple warts were treated with 250 mg. chloroquine or lactose daily. Four of 25 lactose-treated patients and 5 of 25 chloroquine-treated patients were cured. Chloroquine, as used in this study, had no more than placebo value in the treatment of multiple warts.

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