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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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Under the terms of the expanded agreement, Jurox's sales and marketing activities will support the Stratford line that features medicated dermatology products, which will give veterinarians treatment options requiring antiseptic or keratolytic activity and a wide array of products useful in grooming and maintenance of a healthy hair coat.
Treatment with a keratolytic, such as 12% lactic acid cream, was recommended.
5 mg/kg/day and topical keratolytic 5% salicylic acid in combination with 10% urea.
The larva attaches to the skin with its mouth, injects keratolytic substances into the skin, and feeds itself with the resulting "cellular soup" (5).
The company, which has expanded its antifungal product lineup in recent years, says that its Kerasal Fungal Nail Renewal product has a patented formula that combines the keratolytic, nail-softening and hydrating effects of propylene glycol, urea and lactic acid to deeply penetrate the nail and restore its healthy appearance.
It has keratolytic action and is widely used in skin with acne or excessive sebum secretion.
Because of its established moisturizing and keratolytic properties and safety profile, allantoin has been utilized in numerous over-the-counter cosmetic products.
Latent virus particles in adjacent cells are not destroyed in keratolytic treatments (Bristow & Stiles, 2011) (11)
The cosmetic benefit is selected from the group consisting of smoothing wrinkles and/or fine lines, firming the skin, reducing perspiration and/or unpleasant odors, reducing sebaceous secretion or comedons, alleviating cutaneous discomfort selected from the group consisting of red blotches, tightness, tingling and combinations thereof, depigmenting, slimming of the body and a keratolytic effect.
For direct microscopy, a drop of 10% KOH aqueous solution (a keratolytic agent consisting of 10gms of potassium hydroxide, 10ml glycerine, distilled water 80ml mixed together and stored at room temperature) was used.
If you have a dry scaly process--with or without the collarettes--you're probably better with an allylamine, particularly if you use a keratolytic with it, something that has urea or a lactic acid," she said.
Calcipotriol ointment can be useful as both a steroid-sparing and a keratolytic agent, as it inhibits keratinocyte proliferation.