Isotretinoin treatment of Darier's disease

Charles H. Dicken, Eugene A. Bauer, Paul G. Hazen, Gerald G. Krueger, James G. Marks, Joseph S. McGuire, Lawrence A. Schachner

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A total of 104 patients with Darier's disease were treated with 13-cis-retinoic acid (isotretinoin) at nineteen medical centers. Clinical evaluation by both physicians and patients indicated that the drug is very effective in alleviating Darier's disease but does not produce prolonged remissions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)721-726
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of the American Academy of Dermatology
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1982

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Dermatology


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