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A companion to Therapy of Moderate-to-Severe Psoriasis, Second Edition, this reference offers expert guidance on the management of psoriasis with chapters covering recent advances in combination therapy, topical corticosteroids, calcipotriene, and phototherapy. Offering a practical approach to the many forms of psoriasis, including those that are particularly difficult to treat-including palmar-plantar, scalp, inverse, and nail psoriasis-this source will serve as a must-have tool for every clinician caring for patients with these conditions.
Therapy of Mild to Moderate Psoriasis: Introduction. General Approach to Psoriasis Treatment. General Guidelines for Administration of Topical Agents in the Treatment of Mild-to-Moderate Psoriasis. Topical Corticosteroids. Vitamin D3 Analogs. Tazarotene. Topical Calcineurin Inhibitors. Treatment of Mild to Moderate Psoriasis with Coal Tar, Anthralin, Salicylic Acid, and Lactic Acid. Phototherapy and Laser for the Treatment of Mild-to-Moderate Psoriasis. Combination Therapy. Topical Sequential Therapy of Psoriasis. Palmoplantar Psoriasis. Scalp Psoriasis. Inverse Psoriasis. Psoriasis of the Nails. New Developments in Topical Psoriasis Therapy. Summary of Therapeutic Options for Mild-to-Moderate Psoriasis