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European Journal of Dermatology


Four cases of sebopsoriasis or seborrheic dermatitis of the face and scalp successfully treated with 1a-24 (R)-dihydroxycholecalciferol (tacalcitol) cream Volume 10, numéro 7, October - November 2000

Department of Dermatology, Fukuoka University School of Medicine, Fukuoka 814-0180, Japan.
  • Page(s) : 528-32
  • Année de parution : 2000

Tacalcitol [1alpha-24 (R)-dihydroxycholecalciferol, abbreviated as 1,24(OH)2 D3] is an active vitamin D3 compound which is chemically synthesized by the Teijin Institute for Biochemical Research, Tokyo, Japan and tacalcitol ointment (2 mug/g tacalcitol) is an established treatment method for psoriasis in Japan [1]. Recently, tacalcitol cream has also been re-formulated, and the effectiveness of tacalcitol cream and ointment on epidermal [...]