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Ondansetron treatment in a child presenting with chronic intractable pruritus

By Chantal Frigon and Joëlle Desparmet

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The case of a seven-year-old boy with chronic pruritus secondary to a giant congenital melanocytic nevus is presented. The pruritus did not respond to conventional antipruritic drug treatment, but responded to ondansetron, a selective antagonist of 5-hydroxytryptamine type 3 receptors

Topics: Case Report
Publisher: Pulsus Group Inc
OAI identifier: oai:pubmedcentral.nih.gov:2673141
Provided by: PubMed Central
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