Table 3

Skin parameters of hydration, irritation and pigmentation on the subjects’ extremities after treatment
Parameters Baseline 2ndWeek 4thWeek 6 th Week
SS cream Cream base SS cream Cream base SS cream Cream base SS cream Cream base
Hydration
Arm 28.67±7.11 27.55±7.84 29.59±6.07 28.00±5.73 32.41±7.10* 29.36±6.01 33.62±6.93* 29.40±4.92
Leg 25.10±7.67 23.29±7.37 25.72±5.74 24.16±5.95 27.24±6.23 26.43±5.90 29.05±7.74* 26.02±6.47
Irritation
Arm 409.34±232.09 318.50±484.26 283.85±77.33* 302.17±74.87 276.53±66.67* 286.29±77.26 260.71±69.30* 291.24±82.68
Leg 364.74±120.20 308.22±116.14 295.59±75.21* 283.82±75.04 267.93±78.03* 255.42±74.78* 261.54±79.77* 256.46±69.06*
Pigmentation
Arm 373.56±142.32 360.35±249.29 308.09±108.37* 342.73±130.47 302.62±111.02* 349.71±132.26 285.42±116.99* 338.88±115.54
Leg 435.94±178.06 402.25±154.53 374.51±131.43* 386.38±141.47 347.51±139.57* 378.88±115.54 320.72±142.50* 375.03±133.28

* indicates a significant difference compared with the same treatment at baseline (p  < 0.05).

SS = silk sericin.

Aramwit et al.

Aramwit et al. BMC Nephrology 2012 13:119   doi:10.1186/1471-2369-13-119

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