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Prolidase deficiency: the use of topical proline for treatment of leg ulcers

The Australasian Journal of Dermatology

Oct 16, 2008

Rebecca Dunn, Con Dolianitis

Abstract

A 41-year-old man with prolidase deficiency has had chronic leg ulcers and recurrent cellulitis for most of his life. Until recently he had been hospitalized at least annually for this and suffered significant morbidity as a result. Since commencing topical 5% proline in white soft para...read more

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Morbidity Aspects
Leg Ulcer
Chronic Ulcer of Lower Extremity
Deficiency of Prolidase
Phlegmon
Proline
Skin Ulcer
Ulcer
Cellulitis
X-Pro dipeptidase
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Prolidase deficiency: the use of topical proline for treatment of leg ulcers

The Australasian Journal of Dermatology

Oct 16, 2008

Rebecca Dunn, Con Dolianitis

PMID: 18855790

DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-0960.2008.00485.x

Abstract

A 41-year-old man with prolidase deficiency has had chronic leg ulcers and recurrent cellulitis for most of his life. Until recently he had been hospitalized at least annually for this and suffered significant morbidity as a result. Since commencing topical 5% proline in white soft para...read more

Mentioned in this Paper

Morbidity Aspects
Leg Ulcer
Chronic Ulcer of Lower Extremity
Deficiency of Prolidase
Phlegmon
Proline
Skin Ulcer
Ulcer
Cellulitis
X-Pro dipeptidase

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