John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology


Effects of topical petrolatum and salicylic acid on the erythemogenicity of UVB Volume 12, numéro 2, March - April 2002

Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Dokuz Eylül, Inciraltž 35340 Izmir, Turkey.
  • Page(s) : 154-6
  • Année de parution : 2002

It is important to remove the scales of psoriasis lesions, because of the blocking effects for antipsoriatic agents. Salicylic acid is one of the most effective and basic keratolytic agents. Salicylic acid, which exerts a keratolytic effect in concentrations of 5% or above, is commonly used in petrolatum for the lesions on the trunk and limbs of psoriasis patients [1, 2]. Its keratolytic action enhances the penetration of other topical [...]