The treatment of plantar warts with a keratolytic agent and occlusion

  title={The treatment of plantar warts with a keratolytic agent and occlusion},
  author={N. Veien and S. Madsen and W. Avrach and O. Hammersh{\o}y and R. Lindskov and A. Niordson and D. Stahl},
  journal={Journal of Dermatological Treatment},
In an open, multicentre study, patients with one to ten plantar warts on each foot were randomized prior to treatment for up to 17 weeks to receive either a keratolytic agent alone (Promicid gel) or the same agent covered by an occlusive plaster (Promicid occlusive dressing). A total of 170 patients completed the study. A statistical comparison of the two treatments showed that the use of a keratolytic agent and occlusion was significantly more effective than the use of the keratolytic agent… Expand
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