Treatment of cutaneous neoplasia with etretinate in renal transplant recipients.

  title={Treatment of cutaneous neoplasia with etretinate in renal transplant recipients.},
  author={D B Shuttleworth and Robin Marks and Philip J. Griffin and John R. Salaman},
  journal={The Quarterly journal of medicine},
  volume={68 257},
Six patients who had developed neoplastic and pre-neoplastic cutaneous lesions following a successful renal transplant were treated with etretinate, 1 mg/kg/day, for six months. In four cases there was almost complete resolution of the lesions; one patient had only a partial response, and one patient developed further lesions whilst on treatment. Patients were observed for six months after treatment was discontinued. Two patients in the group that had responded well to treatment developed… CONTINUE READING

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