Which medications in the drug class Vitamin D analogues are used in the treatment of Epidermal Nevus Syndrome?

Updated: Mar 26, 2020
  • Author: Robert A Schwartz, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Vitamin D analogues

Vitamin D analogues may work by inhibiting epidermal proliferation, promoting keratinocyte differentiation, and/or exerting immunosuppressive effects on lymphoid cells.

Calcipotriol (Dovonex)

Calcipotriol is a synthetic vitamin D-3 analog that regulates skin cell production and development. It inhibits epidermal proliferation, promotes keratinocyte differentiation, and has immunosuppressive effects on lymphoid cells. Use 0.005% topical ointment.


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