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skin discoloration with azt question?
Dec 3, 2003

Dr. Young,

How common is this side effect and is it noticable on caucasians?

Thank you.


Response from Dr. Young

I can't quote a number but hyperpigmentation due to AZT (ZDV) is pretty rare- less than 5% would be my guess, and as you suggest, is probably less common (or perhaps less noticable) in Caucasians. BY

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