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Facial Psoriasis


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  • Hydrozole ointment This ointment mixes anti-inflammatory hydrocortisone with anti-fungal clotrimazole – which again helps to calm the redness and pain of psoriasis.[bodyandsoul.com.au]
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  • Wozniczka is an Internal Medicine Physician in Chicago, with global healthcare experience in Sub Saharan Africa, Eastern Europe, and Southeast Asia.[wikihow.com]
  • When psoriasis involves the face it can be more disabling and can decrease the patient’s quality of life. Facial psoriasis is difficult to treat and is associated with severe cutaneous disease.[jddonline.com]
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  • Facial psoriasis may also be associated with pruritus, psoriatic arthritis, and with a family history of psoriasis.[jddonline.com]
  • Some people with psoriasis develop arthritis, too. According to the National Psoriasis Foundation, up to 7.5 million Americans, or roughly 2 percent of the population, have psoriasis.[reuters.com]
  • Gisondi P, Ellis CN, Girolomoni G: Pimecrolimus in dermatology: atopic dermatitis and beyond. Int J Clin Pract 2005;59:969–974.[karger.com]
  • Topical steroids can cause a variety of side effects, including irritation or rashes (contact dermatitis), thinning of the skin, acne breakouts, excessive hair growth, or changes in skin color. [3] If you experience any of these symptoms, stop using the[wikihow.com]
  • Topical pimecrolimus has been shown to be effective in atopic eczema and recently in psoriasis.[karger.com]
  • Facial psoriasis may also be associated with pruritus, psoriatic arthritis, and with a family history of psoriasis.[jddonline.com]


  • Mansouri P, Farshi S: Pimecrolimus 1% cream in the treatment of psoriasis in a child. Dermatol Online J 2006;12:7. Schleyer V, Landthaler M, Szeimies RM: Novel pharmacological approaches in the treatment of psoriasis.[karger.com]
  • Pimecrolimus and Tacrolimus for the Treatment of Intertriginous and Facial Psoriasis : Are They Effective? Arch Dermatol. 2005;141(9):1152–1153. doi:10.1001/archderm.141.9.1152 Download citation file: 2019 New![jamanetwork.com]
  • Systematic treatment with mycophenolate mofetil and acitretin proved unsuccessful. The patient also lost efficacy after months of ultraviolet light B and topical psoralen plus ultraviolet light A phototherapy.[jddonline.com]
  • The frequency of these treatments may depend on the condition of your skin or the type of UVB treatment.[wikihow.com]
  • Even if they don’t act on or express these thoughts, it could inhibit diagnosis, treatment, and understanding the psychosocial issues that patients face.[reuters.com]


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