Evaluation of the effects of topical clobetasol propionate by electrical impedance

  • Lennart Emtestam
  • Natalia Kuzmina
  • Toomas Talme
Conference paper
Part of the IFMBE Proceedings book series (IFMBE, volume 17)


We have performed a study on human skin indicating that the dermal blanching induced by topical corticosteroids can be evaluated with a skin impedance spectrometer. For comparison visual scoring and laser Doppler flowmetry was used.


Stratum Corneum Test Site Electrical Impedance Topical Corticosteroid Laser Doppler Flowmetry 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lennart Emtestam
    • 1
  • Natalia Kuzmina
    • 1
  • Toomas Talme
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of DermatologyKarolinska University Hospital HuddingeStockholmSweden

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