An open, comparative study of 10% potassium hydroxide solution versus salicylic and lactic acid combination in the treatment of molluscum contagiosum in children.

@article{Kse2013AnOC,
  title={An open, comparative study of 10% potassium hydroxide solution versus salicylic and lactic acid combination in the treatment of molluscum contagiosum in children.},
  author={Osman K{\"o}se and İbrahim {\"O}zmen and Ercan Arca},
  journal={The Journal of dermatological treatment},
  year={2013},
  volume={24 4},
  pages={
          300-4
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To evaluate and compare the safety and efficacy of 10% potassium hydroxide (KOH) solution and salicylic and lactic acid (SAL + LAC) combination in the treatment of molluscum contagiosum (MC). MATERIAL AND METHODS 26 patients with MC randomized into two treatment groups. 12 patients treated with 10% KOH solution and 14 patients treated with SAL + LAC combination for 6 weeks. Parents of patients were instructed to apply medication once daily only to lesions at study onset. Assessment… CONTINUE READING