Phenytoin has little effect on in-vitro models of wound healing.


It has been reported that phenytoin induces gingival and connective tissue hyperplasia and may be of use in wound healing. In this study the effect of phenytoin on human epidermal keratinocytes and skin fibroblasts has been investigated in vitro. Cell cultures were exposed to increasing concentrations of phenytoin from 10(-9) to 10(-4) M in the presence of… (More)