"Tretinoin" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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An important regulator of GENE EXPRESSION during growth and development, and in NEOPLASMS. Tretinoin, also known as retinoic acid and derived from maternal VITAMIN A, is essential for normal GROWTH; and EMBRYONIC DEVELOPMENT. An excess of tretinoin can be teratogenic. It is used in the treatment of PSORIASIS; ACNE VULGARIS; and several other SKIN DISEASES. It has also been approved for use in promyelocytic leukemia (LEUKEMIA, PROMYELOCYTIC, ACUTE).
- Vitamin A Acid
- Acid, Vitamin A
- trans-Retinoic Acid
- Acid, trans-Retinoic
- trans Retinoic Acid
- all-trans-Retinoic Acid
- Acid, all-trans-Retinoic
- all trans Retinoic Acid
- Retinoic Acid
- Acid, Retinoic
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