Association of Hydrochlorothiazide Use and Risk of Malignant Melanoma

Anton Pottegård, Sidsel Arnspang Pedersen, Sigrun Alba Johannesdottir Schmidt, Lisbet Rosenkrantz Hölmich, Søren Friis, David Gaist

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This case-control study assesses the association of hydrochlorothiazide with risk of malignant melanoma among Danish adults.

Original languageEnglish
JournalJAMA Internal Medicine
Issue number8
Pages (from-to)1120-1122
Publication statusPublished - 1. Aug 2018


  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Biopsy
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Hydrochlorothiazide/adverse effects
  • Male
  • Melanoma/chemically induced
  • Middle Aged
  • Retrospective Studies
  • Risk Factors
  • Skin Neoplasms/chemically induced
  • Skin/pathology
  • Sodium Chloride Symporter Inhibitors/adverse effects
  • Young Adult


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