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January 1964

Intradermal Triamcinolone Therapy of Keratoacanthomas

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Arch Dermatol. 1964;89(1):136-140. doi:10.1001/archderm.1964.01590250142024

Triamcinolone infiltration inhibits further progression and speeds involution of solitaryand multiple-type keratoacanthomas.

Further evaluation of similar materials and procedures may eventually establish a new concept in the clinical diagnosis and therapy of these self-healing neoplasms.

Mandatory close cooperation and observation must be considered an essential with this technique. Failure to obtain proper therapeutic response demands surgical intervention and biopsy study.

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