What is the role of oral corticosteroids in the treatment of CREST syndrome?

Updated: Oct 05, 2020
  • Author: Jeanie C Yoon, MD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Treatment with oral corticosteroids is not usually considered effective, but, according to Hazen et al, [71] intralesional corticosteroid therapy has been associated with improvement of calcinosis.

Several case reports have demonstrated the efficacy of probenecid.


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