Cirrhosis following prolonged treatment of psoriasis with methotrexate orally

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  • The use of this drug in long-term management of psoriasis has emphasized its hepatotoxicity. The present case report indicates that even low dose intermittent but long-term treatment may produce hepatic cirrhosis. This bears out the warnings issued by the FDA and the manufacturer concerning the use of this drug in the management of psoriasis. © 1972 Southern Medical Association.
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  • Robeson JA; Spenney J; Hirschowitz BI
  • Start Page

  • 453
  • End Page

  • 456
  • Volume

  • 65
  • Issue

  • 4