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J Wound Care. 2004 Nov;13(10):415-6.

Topical PDGF-BB results in limited healing in a patient with Werner's syndrome and chronic leg ulcers.

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  • 1Department of Dermatology, Academic Teaching Hospital Dresden-Friedrichstadt, Dresden, Germany. wollina-uw@khdf.de

Abstract

Impaired wound healing is a feature of Werner's syndrome. Treatment of one such patient with painful chronic leg ulcers included topical application of PDGF-BB. Granulation increased slightly, enabling full-thickness skin grafting to take place.

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