Two patients suffering from lichen amyloidosus on all four limbs were treated with 0.05% topical tretinoin. Itching was relieved within 2-4 weeks; cutaneous lesions were completely cleared within 8-10 weeks. As maintenance therapy the application of drug three times a week was sufficient. The possible mechanism of action of the drug is discussed.

SU DUE CASI DI LICHEN AMILOIDOSICO TRATTATI CON ACIDO RETINOICO TOPICO ALLO 0,05%

MONFRECOLA, GIUSEPPE;
1990

Abstract

Two patients suffering from lichen amyloidosus on all four limbs were treated with 0.05% topical tretinoin. Itching was relieved within 2-4 weeks; cutaneous lesions were completely cleared within 8-10 weeks. As maintenance therapy the application of drug three times a week was sufficient. The possible mechanism of action of the drug is discussed.
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