TITLE

Hyperpigmentation associated with minocycline therapy

AUTHOR(S)
Chatterjee, Soumya
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/30/2007, Vol. 176 Issue 3, p321
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the hyperpigmentation diagnosed in a patient with the history of Raynaud's phenomenon and evaluates the treatment by minocycline antibiotics. An overview on the patient's history, diagnosis done, drugs administration, symptoms and previous treatment is offered. The article states that the alexandrite laser therapy is effective in the treatment of minocycline induced hyperpigmentation and does not leave scars or hypopigmentation.
ACCESSION #
23761372

 

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