Acitretin treatment of severe psoriasis.


Fourteen male patients suffering from severe psoriasis were treated with 30 to 50 mg/day acitretin during 12 weeks. At the end of the treatment, 6 patients were in remission and 7 showed a marked improvement of the disease. One patient did not show any change. All patients experienced the usual retinoid side effects.

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@article{Trk1989AcitretinTO, title={Acitretin treatment of severe psoriasis.}, author={L{\'a}szl{\'o} T{\"{o}r{\"{o}k and L{\'a}szl{\'o} K{\'a}d{\'a}r and Justin M Geiger}, journal={Acta dermato-venereologica. Supplementum}, year={1989}, volume={146}, pages={104-6} }