Contact sensitivity in mice: differential effect of vitamin D3 derivative (calcipotriol) and corticosteroids.

@article{Garrigue1993ContactSI,
  title={Contact sensitivity in mice: differential effect of vitamin D3 derivative (calcipotriol) and corticosteroids.},
  author={J L Garrigue and Jean François Nicolas and A{\"i}cha Demidem and Hanna S. Bour and Jacqueline Viac and Jean Thivolet and Daniel R Schmitt},
  journal={Clinical immunology and immunopathology},
  year={1993},
  volume={67 2},
  pages={137-42}
}
Vitamin D3 derivatives are new compounds used topically for the treatment of psoriasis. To get better insights into the mechanisms of action of these compounds, we studied the effect of local treatment with calcipotriol (vitamin D3 synthetic analogue) and compared it to that of betamethasone dipropionate in a murine contact sensitivity (CS) test, the Mouse… CONTINUE READING