Study of efficacy of urea compound versus emollient cream in avulsive therapy of dystrophic nails.

Journal Article (Academic Article)

The efficacy of commercially available urea compound was evaluated in twenty dystrophic nails in ten matched pairs of patients and compared to an emollient cream used under an occlusive dressing for seven days. The results of the study indicate no significant differences between the two treatment modalities. Both procedures provided excellent avulsion of dystrophic nails.

Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Pinner, TA; Jones, RH; Bandisode, MS

Published Date

  • August 1990

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 46 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 153, 156 - 7

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0011-4162

Conference Location

  • united states