Topical corticosteroids Benefits

Topical steroids have been used widely, but there is only one well conducted RCT with adequate patient numbers to support their use. In the RCT, which involved 70 patients using

0-2% desoximetasone for 12 weeks, there was a trend to more regrowth in the treatment group, but the complete regrowth rates were higher in the placebo group.24 In an observational study 0-2% fluocinolone acetonide was used under night-time occlusion. Of the 47 patients, of whom only 28 were evaluable, 17 (61%) achieved a satisfactory clinical response after 6 months.25

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Natural Treatments For Psoriasis

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