Intra Dermal Injections

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Intra Dermal Injections

Corticosteroids are the most potent and effective local anti – inflamatory medication available. Injection of small amounts of CORTICOSTEROIDS.(Triamcenolone acetonide , Hydrocortisone, Methylpredinosolone) into cutaneous lesions have advantage of achieving high local concentration with prolonged depot effects and no systemic side effects.

Uses
  • Keloids
  • Hypertrophic Scar
  • Alopecia Areata
  • Acne Cyst
  • Chronic Lichenified Eczema
  • DLE
  • Sarcoidisis
  • Nail disorders
Local side effects

Injection with 1ml tuberculin syringe/insulin syringe is best. Usually 1:4 dilution of the medication will provide enough steroid to reduce inflammation while avoiding side effects.

  • Atrophy
  • Hypo / Depigmentation
  • Infection & Ulceration