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Administration, Topical

"Administration, Topical" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The application of drug preparations to the surfaces of the body, especially the skin (ADMINISTRATION, CUTANEOUS) or mucous membranes. This method of treatment is used to avoid systemic side effects when high doses are required at a localized area or as an alternative systemic administration route, to avoid hepatic processing for example.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Administration, Topical" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Administration, Topical" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 430 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 33 publications in 2016
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