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A novel dithranol formulation in the over night treatment of psoriasis at home.

@article{Christensen1992AND,
  title={A novel dithranol formulation in the over night treatment of psoriasis at home.},
  author={O. Christensen and Y. Enstr{\"o}m and L. Juhlin and I. Reidhav and {\AA}. Svensson and M. Bjellerup and E. Ridderstr{\"o}m and B. Larsson-Stymne and L. Brolund},
  journal={Acta dermato-venereologica. Supplementum},
  year={1992},
  volume={172},
  pages={
          25-7
        }
}
The objective of this study was to compare the clinical efficacy and acceptability of two dithranol creams (Micanol and Amitase) in patients with plaque type psoriasis treating themselves daily at home. Thirty-five patients started with Amitase (0.1%) and 37 with Micanol (0.1%) applied at night in this 6-week single-blind parallel groups comparison study. Patients who responded more slowly than a theoretically estimated "standard" rate of improvement had their concentration increased to 0.25… Expand
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