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Medication Used To Stop Organ Rejection Found To Successfully Treat The Most Common, Chronic Skin Disease In Children

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October 29, 1998
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In the first study of its kind in children, tacrolimus, used to fight organ rejection, has been found to combat atopic dermatitis in children. “We’ve had patients that after four days of treatment were already looking significantly better,” said Mark Boguniewicz, M.D., who treats children with atopic dermatitis at National Jewish.

DENVER-In the first study of its kind in children, tacrolimus, used to fight organ rejection, has been found to combat atopic dermatitis in children, according to research published recently in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. “We’ve had patients that after four days of treatment were already looking significantly better,” said Mark Boguniewicz, M.D., who treats children with atopic dermatitis at National Jewish Medical and Research Center and is the study’s lead author.


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National Jewish Medical And Research Center. (1998, October 29). Medication Used To Stop Organ Rejection Found To Successfully Treat The Most Common, Chronic Skin Disease In Children. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 19, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/10/981028145841.htm
National Jewish Medical And Research Center. "Medication Used To Stop Organ Rejection Found To Successfully Treat The Most Common, Chronic Skin Disease In Children." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/10/981028145841.htm (accessed April 19, 2014).

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