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n. pl. ker·a·to·ly·ses (-sēz)
1. The separation or loosening of the horny layer of the epidermis.
2. A skin disease characterized by a periodic shedding of the epidermis.

ker′a·to·lyt′ic (-lĭt′ĭk) adj.


n. queratolítico, agente que provoca exfoliación.
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Patient was managed with topical keratolytic agents and oral acitretin and is on follow-up with mild improvement.
In patients with severe skin lesions or who don't want to continue the treatment, anti-TNF therapy should be suspended and replaced by administration of more aggressive local therapy (corticosteroids, keratolytic agents, vitamin D analogues) under the supervision of a dermatologist.
Potent topical corticosteroids, topical calcineurin inhibitors, keratolytic agents, topical dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO), intralesional corticosteroids, PUVA and UVB phototherapy, systemic retinoids, low-dose cyclophosphamide, cyclosporine have been used for medical management of LA.
Keratolytic agents (urea salicysilic acid and alpha hydroxylic acid) are used to enhance corneocyte disadhesion.
Keratolytic agents, topical 5-flourorasil, topical and oral reti-noid agents, topical imiquimod, cryotherapy, photodynamic therapy, carbon dioxide laser application, dermabrasion, and excision are used for treatment (16).
Keratolytic agents, such as salicylic acid, may reduce hyperkeratosis, cracks, and pain (SOR: C, one case-control study).
The granted claims are directed to hygroscopic and waterless foamable carriers and foams based on polyol or polyethylene glycol polar solvents, as well as pharmaceutical compositions that contain a variety of drugs, including antibacterial agents, antifungals, antiviral agents, antiparasitic agents, keratolytic agents, corticosteroids, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), anti-allergic agents, anticancer agents, local anesthetics, retinoids, photodynamic therapy agents, anti-wrinkle agents, skin whitening agents, immunosuppressants and immunomodulators.
Thermogelling systems can be utilized for the delivery of sunscreens, skin softeners (such as urea), keratolytic agents (such as salicylic acid), and acne treating agents such as benzoyl peroxide.
Similarly the keratolytic agents salicylic acid, resorcinol, and sulfur are not well absorbed and are safe during pregnancy and lactation.
Similarly, the keratolytic agents salicylic acid, resorcinol, and sulfur are not well absorbed and are safe during pregnancy and lactation.