, Volume 32, Issue 3, pp 350-352
Date: 04 Apr 2010

Highly effective treatment with tacrolimus ointment in an adolescent with oral graft-versus-host disease

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Case We report a case of acute oral graft-versus-host disease in an adolescent, which was successfully treated with tacrolimus 0.1% ointment. Conclusion Although tacrolimus ointment is not licensed for the indication of oral GvHD, this case report provides preliminary evidence for a potential effectiveness of using tacrolimus in case of failure when GvHD is resistant.