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Treatment of pustulosis palmaris et plantaris with colchicine. A double-blind cross-over trial

Thestrup-Pedersen K, Reymann F.
DOI: 10.2340/00015555647678


27 patients with pustulosis palmaris et plantaris were treated daily with colchicine 0.5 mg X 3 for four weeks in a double-blind study. Only ten patients experienced a halt of pustule formation, whereas redness, scaling, and subjective symptoms were unchanged. Colchicine seems of limited value in patients with pustulosis palmaris et plantaris.


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