Sodium pyruvate treatment for hyperkeratotic disorders.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

We have successfully used 5% sodium pyruvate in Eucerin for the treatment of congenital disorders with hyperkeratosis. It was most effective in those disorders with the most hyperkeratosis, and it was nonirritating even after extensive use. The efficacy of pyruvate may be due to the relatively low pKa of pyruvic acid.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Levy, SB; Goldsmith, LA

Published Date

  • March 1, 1979

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 72 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 307 - 310

PubMed ID

  • 424823

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0038-4348

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/00007611-197903000-00022


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States