Dermatology Book


Keratolytic Agents

Aka: Keratolytic Agents, Keratolytic
  1. See Also
    1. Comedolytic
  2. Preparations: Acne (Comedolytic)
    1. Retin A (0.1% cream, .025% gel)
    2. Adapalene (Differin) 0.1% gel
    3. Benzoyl Peroxide 5-10%
  3. Preparations: Wart
    1. See Wart Management
    2. Mediplast
    3. Occlusal-HP (Duoderm)
    4. Imiquimod (Aldara)
    5. Podophyllin Resin (Podophyllin)
    6. Podophyllotoxin (Condylox, Podofilox)
    7. Cantharidin
  4. Preparations: Actininc Keratosis
    1. Topical Fluorouracil
    2. Imiquimod (Aldara)
    3. Diclofenac (Solaraze)
    4. Picato (ingenol mebutate)

Keratolytic Agents (C0022585)

Definition (MSH) Agents that soften, separate, and cause desquamation of the cornified epithelium or horny layer of skin. They are used to expose mycelia of infecting fungi or to treat corns, warts, and certain other skin diseases.
Concepts Pharmacologic Substance (T121)
MSH D007641
SnomedCT 2871004, 280906005, 373478008
English Agents, Desquamating, Agents, Keratolytic, Desquamating Agents, Keratolytic Agents, Agents, Skin-Peeling, Skin Peeling Agents, Skin-Peeling Agents, keratolytics (medication), keratolytics, keratolytic agents, keratolytic, keratolytic agent, Keratolytic agent (product), Keratolytic, Keratolytic (product), Keratolytic agent (substance), Keratolytic agent, Keratolytic agent, NOS, Keratolytic (substance), Dermatological Keratolytics
French Agents kératolytiques, Médicaments kératolytiques, Agents desquamants, Kératolytiques
Swedish Keratolytiska medel
Czech keratolytika
Finnish Keratolyytit
Japanese 角質溶解剤, 剥離性剤, 角質溶解薬
Italian Sostanze peeling, Sostanze cheratolitiche, Desquamanti
Polish Leki keratolityczne
Portuguese Descamadores, Ceratolíticos, Agentes Ceratolíticos, Agentes Descamadores, Fármacos Ceratolíticos
Spanish Queratolíticos, Descamantes, agente queratolítico (producto), Agentes Descamantes, Fármacos Queratolíticos, Agentes Queratolíticos, agente queratolítico (sustancia), agente queratolítico, queratolítico (producto), queratolítico
German Keratolytika, Schälmittel
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

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