Adverse Effects of Retinoids

@article{David1988AdverseEO,
  title={Adverse Effects of Retinoids},
  author={Michael David and Emmilia Hodak and Nick J. Lowe},
  journal={Medical Toxicology and Adverse Drug Experience},
  year={1988},
  volume={3},
  pages={273-288}
}
SummaryOral retinoids, synthetic derivatives of vitamin A, have been used in the treatment of various dermatoses over the last decade. The most useful drugs have been isotretinoin (13- cisretinoic acid) for nodulocystic acne and etretinate for psoriasis vulgaris. Retinoids are also effective in the treatment of papulosquamous dermatoses other than psoriasis (i.e. inherited disorders of keratinisation), cutaneous T-cell lymphoma and in chemotherapy and chemoprevention of cancer. However… 

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