Drug-induced psoriasis: an evidence-based overview and the introduction of psoriatic drug eruption probability score.

@article{Dika2006DruginducedPA,
  title={Drug-induced psoriasis: an evidence-based overview and the introduction of psoriatic drug eruption probability score.},
  author={Emi Dika and C Varotti and Federico Bardazzi and Howard Ira Maibach},
  journal={Cutaneous and ocular toxicology},
  year={2006},
  volume={25 1},
  pages={1-11}
}
Psoriasis is a common skin disorder that needs a long-term management, not only because, of its prevalence but also because of the profound impact it can have on patients quality of life. Drugs may result in exacerbation of a preexisting psoriasis, in induction of psoriatic lesions on clinically uninvolved skin in patients with psoriasis, or in precipitation of the disease in persons without family history of psoriasis or in predisposed individuals. The knowledge of the drugs that may induce… CONTINUE READING