Which medications in the drug class Retinoids are used in the treatment of Vesicular Palmoplantar Eczema?

Updated: Aug 23, 2019
  • Author: Jessica Dunkley, MD, MHSc, CCFP; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Retinoids

Beta-carotene derivatives have marked effects on keratinizing epithelia. Oral alitretinoin has been shown to be an effective and well-tolerated therapy for treatment of severe hand eczema.


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