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Acute leukopenia associated with silver sulfadiazine therapy

The Journal of Trauma

Feb 1, 1978

P Valente, J L Axelrod

PMID: 633424

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A patient with a 30% scald burn was treated with topical silver sulfadiazine (Silvadene). On two occasions, within 48 hours of treatment, the patient developed acute leukopenia. Bone marrow aspiration revealed cell maturation arrest. The possible mechanisms of this leukopenia are discus...read more

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Dermazin
Acute Disease
Silver Sulfadiazine
Sulfazin
Leukopenia
Silvadene
Bone Marrow Aspiration Procedure
White Blood Cell Count Procedure
Burn Injury
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Acute leukopenia associated with silver sulfadiazine therapy

The Journal of Trauma

Feb 1, 1978

P Valente, J L Axelrod

PMID: 633424

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Abstract

A patient with a 30% scald burn was treated with topical silver sulfadiazine (Silvadene). On two occasions, within 48 hours of treatment, the patient developed acute leukopenia. Bone marrow aspiration revealed cell maturation arrest. The possible mechanisms of this leukopenia are discus...read more

Mentioned in this Paper

Dermazin
Acute Disease
Silver Sulfadiazine
Sulfazin
Leukopenia

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