Allopurinol in Dermatology

@article{Tsai2010AllopurinolID,
  title={Allopurinol in Dermatology},
  author={Tsen Fang Tsai and Ting-Yu Yeh},
  journal={American Journal of Clinical Dermatology},
  year={2010},
  volume={11},
  pages={225-232}
}
  • T. Tsai, T. Yeh
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • American Journal of Clinical Dermatology
Off-label use is common in dermatology, and is inevitable for rare cutaneous diseases such as perforating dermatosis. Allopurinol is traditionally considered to be a drug for hyperuricemia only, but the recent demonstration of its efficacy in congestive heart failure has spurred renewed interest in its application in other clinical specialties. In dermatology, allopurinol is best known for its severe cutaneous adverse reactions. Recent genomic studies conducted in Taiwan have discovered useful… 
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