The influence of corticosteroids and topical indomethacin on sunburn erythema.

Abstract

The extent to which topical and intradermal corticosteroids and topical indomethacin suppress sunburn erythema was investigated in human volunteers. Both agents retarded the onset and decreased the magnitude of delayed erythema. Suppression by corticosteroids was not demonstrable with ultraviolet doses larger than 2 MEDs (minimal erythema dose). Below 2… (More)

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