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desonide

 [des´o-nīd]
a synthetic corticosteroid used as a topical antiinflammatory agent in the treatment of steroid-responsive dermatoses.

desonide

/des·o·nide/ (des´o-nīd) a synthetic corticosteroid used topically for the relief of inflammation and pruritus in corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses.

desonide

(dĕs′ə-nīd′)
n.
A topical corticosteroid, C24H32O6, used to treat inflammatory disorders of the skin.

desonide

a rarely-used topical antiinflammatory used to treat atopic dermatitis.

desonide

(des´ənīd´),
brand names: DesOwen, Tridesilon;
drug class: topical corticosteroid, group IV low potency;
actions: possesses antipruritic, antiinflammatory actions;
uses: psoriasis, eczema, contact dermatitis, pruritus.

desonide

a synthetic corticosteroid used as a topical anti-inflammatory agent in the treatment of steroid-responsive dermatoses.