Effectiveness of topical calcineurin inhibitors as monotherapy or in combination with hydroxychloroquine in cutaneous lupus erythematosus.

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BACKGROUND   Calcineurin inhibitors show potent anti-inflammatory effects and favorable safety profile when used in the treatment of cutaneous lupus erythematosus (CLE). OBJECTIVE   The present study investigates the change in clinical parameters of erythema, desquamation and edema, when calcineurin inhibitors are used as monotherapy or in combination… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-3083.2011.04161.x

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@article{Avgerinou2012EffectivenessOT, title={Effectiveness of topical calcineurin inhibitors as monotherapy or in combination with hydroxychloroquine in cutaneous lupus erythematosus.}, author={Georgia Avgerinou and D-K Papafragkaki and Aphrodite Nasiopoulou and Aggeliki Arapaki and Andreas D Katsambas and Panagiotis G. Stavropoulos}, journal={Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology : JEADV}, year={2012}, volume={26 6}, pages={762-7} }