Intralesional pentoxifylline as an adjuvant treatment for perioral post-burn hypertrophic scars.

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Pentoxifylline (PTF), a methylxanthine derivative, has therapeutic use as an antifibrotic agent. In vitro, PTF inhibits the production of collagen and reduces the proliferation of fibroblasts in hypertrophic scars. This study aimed to evaluate changes in the elasticity of hypertrophic scars in the peribuccal area in burned patients, who presented with mouth… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.burns.2009.11.002

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