ROLE OF ISOTRETINION IN CANCER PREVENTION AND MANAGEMENT IN MALIGNANCIES ASSOCIATED WITH XERODERMA PIGMENTOSUM

Authors

  • Sajid Zaman
  • Jawad A Gillani
  • Nabeela Nabeela
  • Rauf Khattak
  • Iqbal Iqbal
  • Noor ul Ain
  • Zanaib Zanaib
  • Fayyaz Fayyaz

Abstract

We report a case of 15 year old female patient of xeroderma pigmentosum with large squamous cell carcinoma on the left side of cheek. She received combination chemotherapy with isotretinoin for a period of 4 months and showed complete clinical remission of tumour. The role of isotretinoin in cancer prevention and management of malignancies associated in xeroderma pigmentosum is also reviewed through literature.Keywords: Xeroderma pigmentosum, isotretinion, malignancies

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2014-06-01