Skin occlusion: Treatment or drug-like device?

E. Berardesca, H. I. Maibach

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Abstract

The effects of occlusion on skin function are described and reviewed. Occlusion seems to be not only a device applied on the skin surface, but, under certain conditions, a powerful treatment capable of inducing several changes on epidermal metabolism, skin flora, sweat glands and epidermal morphology.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)207-215
Number of pages9
JournalSkin Pharmacology
Volume1
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1988

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Sweat Glands

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology
  • Pharmacology (medical)
  • Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics(all)

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Berardesca, E., & Maibach, H. I. (1988). Skin occlusion: Treatment or drug-like device? Skin Pharmacology, 1(3), 207-215.

Skin occlusion : Treatment or drug-like device? / Berardesca, E.; Maibach, H. I.

In: Skin Pharmacology, Vol. 1, No. 3, 1988, p. 207-215.

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Berardesca, E & Maibach, HI 1988, 'Skin occlusion: Treatment or drug-like device?', Skin Pharmacology, vol. 1, no. 3, pp. 207-215.
Berardesca E, Maibach HI. Skin occlusion: Treatment or drug-like device? Skin Pharmacology. 1988;1(3):207-215.
Berardesca, E. ; Maibach, H. I. / Skin occlusion : Treatment or drug-like device?. In: Skin Pharmacology. 1988 ; Vol. 1, No. 3. pp. 207-215.
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