Corpus ID: 43529428

Short-contact treatment at home with Micanol.

  title={Short-contact treatment at home with Micanol.},
  author={G. Volden and A. Bj{\"o}rnberg and E. Tegner and N. B. Pedersen and U. P. Arl{\'e}s and S. Agren and L. Brolund},
  journal={Acta dermato-venereologica. Supplementum},
The efficacy of home treatment of psoriasis with a new dithranol formulation, Micanol, was investigated in three studies. They were carried out according to a randomized, within-patient comparison design. In a 4-week pilot study Micanol was compared with placebo (10 patients) and in two 6-week studies Micanol was compared with dithranol 1% in petrolatum (33 patients) and with dithranol 1% in Amitase stick (16 patients). Micanol was found to be effective and well suited for treatment at home in… Expand
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