Use Of Chitosans For The Treatment Of Nail Inflammatory Diseases

  • Published: Aug 20, 2008
  • Earliest Priority: Feb 14 2007
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Chitosan-based nail formulations are useful to treat nail inflammatory diseases like psoriasis, atopic dermatitis and lichen planus . The chitosan is normally in the form of a derivative, preferably water soluble, such as hydroxypropyl chitosan. The formulation may be a nail lacquer, a spray, a cream, an ointment, a gel, a lotion or a foam and may have a content in chitosan, chitosan derivative or a salt thereof from 0.1 to 25 wt.% with respect to the total weight of the formulation.


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  • Publication: Aug 20, 2008
  • Application: Feb 14, 2007
    EP EP 07102338 A
  • Priority: Feb 14, 2007
    EP EP 07102338 A

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