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Cryotherapy versus salicylic acid for the treatment of verrucae: A randomised controlled trial
Project title: Cryotherapy versus salicylic acid for the treatment of verrucae: A randomised controlled trial
Call to action: 05/513 Medicines for Children - Skin
Research type: Primary Research
Lead Author: Mrs Sarah Cockayne
Contractor: University of York
Started: October 2006 | Status: Published September 2011
The report finds no evidence of a difference in clearance rates of verrucae between salicylic acid treatment and cryotherapy; however, cryotherapy was associated with higher mean costs per patient healed than salicylic acid.
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