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Tuesday, February 08, 2011

Genital Psoriasis: A Systematic Literature Review on this Hidden Skin Disease

Acta Dermato-Venereologica, 01/03/2011  Evidence Based Medicine Clinical Article

Meeuwis KAP et al. – The results show that psoriasis frequently affects the genital skin, but that evidence–based data with respect to the efficacy and safety of treatments for genital psoriasis are extremely limited. An advised treatment paradigm for genital psoriasis, based on the levels of evidence, is: first–line: (weak) topical corticosteroids; second–line: vitamin D preparations or tar–based treatments.