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Dermabrasion of the hyperkeratotic foot.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7712096     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
BACKGROUND: Keratoderma is a common problem. Its treatment is difficult and may be associated with systemic side effects. OBJECTIVE AND METHOD: To describe the use of dermabrasion for hyperkeratotic conditions of the palms and soles. RESULTS: Dermabrasion of keratoderma is an easy, quick, and safe method that brings immediate relief to patients, allows improved penetration of topical medications, and facilitates the control of the underlying disease with simple measures. CONCLUSIONS: Dermabrasion should be considered among the treatment options for keratoderma.
Authors:
M S Daoud; H W Randle; J M Yarborough
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Dermatologic surgery : official publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et al.]     Volume:  21     ISSN:  1076-0512     ISO Abbreviation:  Dermatol Surg     Publication Date:  1995 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-05-17     Completed Date:  1995-05-17     Revised Date:  2010-03-24    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9504371     Medline TA:  Dermatol Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  243-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Dermatology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Dermabrasion*
Female
Foot Dermatoses / therapy*
Humans
Keratoderma, Palmoplantar / therapy*

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