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