Epidermal Inclusion Cyst Medication

Updated: Jul 10, 2018
  • Author: Linda J Fromm, MD, MA, FAAD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Medication

Medication Summary

The goals of pharmacotherapy are to reduce morbidity and to prevent complications.

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Corticosteroids

Class Summary

These agents have anti-inflammatory properties and cause varied metabolic effects.

Triamcinolone (Amcort, Aristocort)

Triamcinolone decreases inflammation by suppressing the migration of PMN leukocytes and reversing capillary permeability. Intralesional injections may be used for localized skin disorders.

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