[Basic principles in local dermatologic therapy].

  • C Pflugshaupt
  • Published 1998 in Therapeutische Umschau. Revue therapeutique


The vehicle or ointment base plays an important role in dermatological local treatment. This is true from a therapeutic point of view and with respect to quality of life as well. Vehicles exert pronounced effects on the epidermis; these effects include hydration, lubrication, drying, skin smoothness, occlusion and protection. The vehicle controls the… (More)


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