Accession Number : ADP001832

Title :   Dimethyl Sulfoxide in the Treatment of AA Amyloidosis,

Corporate Author : UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL GRONINGEN (NETHERLANDS) DEPT OF MEDICINE

Personal Author(s) : Rijswijk,Martin H. van ; Ruinen,L. ; Donker,A. J. M. ; de Blecourt,J. J. ; Mandema,E.

Report Date : JUN 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 17

Abstract : In our experience DMSO is a non-toxic drug. DMSO may be of value in the treatment of human AA amyloidosis. The effect of DMSO in AA amyloidosis is probably due to its anti-inflammatory properties. Abrupt discontinuation of DMSO treatment in AA amyloidosis should be avoided.

Descriptors :   *Methyl sulfoxide, Symposia, Chemotherapy, Patients, Case studies, Inflammation, In vitro analysis, In vivo analysis

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE