Some dermatoses, notably bullous pemphigoid and pemphigus vulgaris, can be fatal, and prompt therapy with systemic glucocorticoids may be necessary. Occlusion with an impermeable film, such as plastic wrap, constitutes a most effective method of enhancing penetration, yielding approximately a tenfold increase over the nonoccluded application.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||17|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1983|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Geriatrics and Gerontology