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oa South African Family Practice - An approach to psoriasis in general practice : CPD article

 

Abstract

Psoriasis is a genetically determined inflammatory and proliferative disease of the skin, presenting with sharply demarcated scaly plaques, especially on the extensor prominences and the scalp. Although it is a clinical diagnosis, biopsy can help to confirm the diagnosis. Treatment modalities include topical corticosteroids, tar preparations, vitamin D analogues, systemic retinoids, immunosuppressive drugs, phototherapy, and recently, biologicals.

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2012-04-01
2016-12-05
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