Intralesional immunotherapy using tuberculin PPD in the treatment of palmoplantar and periungual warts

  title={Intralesional immunotherapy using tuberculin PPD in the treatment of palmoplantar and periungual warts},
  author={S. Wananukul and S. Chatproedprai and Pornpat Kittiratsacha},
  journal={Asian Biomedicine},
  • S. Wananukul, S. Chatproedprai, Pornpat Kittiratsacha
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • Asian Biomedicine
  • Results: We studied 42 patients, 21 patients under 15 years old. The number of warts was from one to more than 20; 23 patients had more than one lesion. Forty patients (93%) were in remission. The lesion disappeared in 14%, 38%, 64%, 71%, 81% , and 93% after 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 treatments, respectively. In patients with multiple warts, lesions that were not treated also disappeared in 20 out of 23 patients (87%). Three patients had edema and erythema on the injected sites. Other three patients… CONTINUE READING
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