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July 1980

Mechlorethamine Hydrochloride Solutions and Ointment: Prolonged Stability and Biological Activity

Author Affiliations

From the Division of Dermatology, Miami Veterans Administration Hospital, and the Department of Dermatology, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami.

Arch Dermatol. 1980;116(7):783-785. doi:10.1001/archderm.1980.01640310053018

• Solutions of mechlorethamine hydrochloride used to treat patients with mycosis fungoides and psoriasis are stable for many months, especially when they are refrigerated. This fact should make the use of this treatment more convenient. On the other hand, the risk of cancer induction from such use should be appreciated.

(Arch Dermatol 116:783-785, 1980)

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