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.
KeywordsClinical pharmacy Graft-versus-host disease Local application Tacrolimus
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