The effect of systemic prednisolone on arachidonic acid, and prostaglandin E2 and F2 alpha levels in human cutaneous inflammation.

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1 In order to test the proposal that the anti-inflammatory effect of corticosteroids is attributable to inhibition of release of the prostaglandin precursor, arachidonic acid, the effect of systemic prednisolone on arachidonic acid and prostaglandin levels in abdominal skin of six patients receiving this treatment for alopecia totalis, was studied. 2… (More)

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@article{Black1982TheEO, title={The effect of systemic prednisolone on arachidonic acid, and prostaglandin E2 and F2 alpha levels in human cutaneous inflammation.}, author={A Kobza Black and Matthew Greaves and C. N. Hensby}, journal={British journal of clinical pharmacology}, year={1982}, volume={14 3}, pages={391-4} }