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BioSpecifics Technologies Corp. Provides Update on XIAPEX® Launch Progress in EU
Date:5/20/2011

's contracture in the United States under the trade name XIAFLEX®, and sub-licensed Pfizer the rights to market it for Dupuytren's contracture and Peyronie's disease in 27 countries of the EU and 19 Eurasian countries.

About Dupuytren's Contracture

Dupuytren's contracture is caused by an abnormal accumulation of collagen in the palm of the hand characterized by the formation of nodules or lumps in the early stages. As the disease progresses, a cord is formed and the fingers may become progressively contracted.

About BioSpecifics Technologies Corp.

BioSpecifics Technologies Corp. is a biopharmaceutical company that has developed injectable collagenase for twelve clinical indications, three of which include: Dupuytren's contracture, Peyronie's disease, and frozen shoulder (adhesive capsulitis). Its strategic partner Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. markets XIAFLEX® in the U.S. for the treatment of Dupuytren's contracture. Pfizer, Inc. is responsible for marketing XIAPEX® in Europe and has announced European regulatory approval and the first commercial sale in the United Kingdom. Asahi Kasei Pharma Corporation is responsible for marketing XIAFLEX® in Japan. More information about BioSpecifics Technologies Corp. may be found on its website at www.biospecifics.com.

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