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Clinical Report

The treatment of phimosis in boys, with a potent topical steroid (clobetasol propionate 0.05%) cream

Hallel-Halevy D, Grunwald MH, Halevy S.
DOI: 10.2340/00015555735556


In an open trial, including 54 boys with phimosis, treatment with clobetasol propionate cream (Dermovate, Glaxo, UK) was shown to be effective, without side effects. Surgery, the treatment of choice in many centres, was avoided in 70% of the patients.


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