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Clin Toxicol. 1980 May;16(3):283-6.

Podophyllum: suspected teratogenicity from topical application.

Abstract

A case demonstrating suspected teratogenic effects of topical podophylium is presented. Podophyllum resin was applied five times for a duration of 4 hr from the 23rd to the 29th week of pregnancy. At birth a simian crease on the left hand and a preauricular skin tag were noted. It is suggested that podophyllum be avoided during pregnancy. Alternative treatment for warts of the vaginal, perineal, or anal area are presented.

PMID:
7398215
DOI:
10.3109/15563658008989950
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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