Comparative study on the sustained efficacy of diphencyprone immunotherapy versus cryotherapy in viral warts

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Abstract

This study compared the sustained clearance rate of viral warts treated with topical diphencyprone (DCP) therapy (group A) versus cryotherapy (group B). After 12 months follow-up, 93.3% (42/45) of group A and 76.3% (29/38) of group B presented sustained clinical clearance. Our data suggest that topical DCP therapy may lead to the induction of the long-term immunity to human papillomavirus (HPV).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)398-399
Number of pages2
JournalPediatric Dermatology
Volume25
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008 May 1

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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