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Clinical & Experimental Allergy

Treatment of a case of allergic asthma with a synthetic human ACTH preparation

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  • A. D. GRIFFITHS

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    1. Nevill Hall Hospital, Abergavenny, Gwent NP7 7EG
      Dr A. D. Griffiths, Nevill Hall Hospital, Abergavenny, Gwent NP7 7EG.
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Dr A. D. Griffiths, Nevill Hall Hospital, Abergavenny, Gwent NP7 7EG.

Summary

The following case history documents the first patient treated with synthetic human ACTH. It was prescribed for an asthmatic child because of suspected allergy to both porcine ACTH and tetracosactrin. It proved both effective clinically and free of any adverse effects.

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