Annals of Hematology

, Volume 89, Issue 4, pp 427–428

Reduction of 5-azacitidine induced skin reactions in MDS patients with evening primrose oil

  • Uwe Platzbecker
  • Carlo Aul
  • Gerhard Ehninger
  • Aristoteles Giagounidis
Letter to the Editor

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Uwe Platzbecker
    • 1
  • Carlo Aul
    • 2
  • Gerhard Ehninger
    • 1
  • Aristoteles Giagounidis
    • 2
  1. 1.Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik IUniversitätsklinikum “Carl Gustav Carus” DresdenDresdenGermany
  2. 2.St. Johannes Hospital DuisburgDuisburgGermany

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