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Description of Etretinate

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Etretinate -- Teratogenic Agent:
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Etretinate: A synthetic oral retinoid that is a prodrug of acitretin. Etretinate activates retinoid receptors, causing an induction of cell differentiation, inhibition of cell proliferation, and inhibition of tissue infiltration by inflammatory cells. Etretinate is no longer commercially available in the U.S. due to the extended potential for teratogenic effects related to its long half-life. (NCI04)
Source: Diseases Database

Etretinate: An oral retinoid used in the treatment of keratotic genodermatosis, lichen planus, and psoriasis. Beneficial effects have also been claimed in the prophylaxis of epithelial neoplasia. The compound may be teratogenic.
Source: MeSH 2007

Etretinate: Related Topics

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Etretinate as a Disease

Etretinate: Another name for Etretinate -- Teratogenic Agent (or close medical condition association).
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Etretinate: Related Diseases

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Symptoms of Etretinate (Etretinate -- Teratogenic Agent)

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Hierarchical classifications of Etretinate

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