Childhood Psoriasis Treatment: Evidence Published Over the Last 5 Years

Author(s): Lara-Corrales I., Xi N., Pope E.

Journal Name: Reviews on Recent Clinical Trials

Volume 6 , Issue 1 , 2011

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Psoriasis is a common skin condition seen in pediatrics. Treatment modalities used to treat psoriasis in children are different from those prevailing in the adult population and require adequate testing in pediatric subjects. This article reviews the published evidence on the different treatment modalities for pediatric psoriasis over the past 5 years.

Keywords: Psoriasis, treatment, children, epidermal keratinocytes, erythemato-squamous lesions, Guttate psoriasis, Corticosteroids, retinoids, Cyclosporine, Methotrexate, ultraviolet light therapy, TNF, cheilitis, epistaxis, blepharoconjunctivitis, Cyclosporin, hepatic fibrosis, pancytopenia, stomatitis, acitretin, Infliximab, Etanercept, guttate-type psoriasis

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Year: 2011
Page: [36 - 43]
Pages: 8
DOI: 10.2174/157488711793980174

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