Management of psoriasis with Aloe vera extract in a hydrophilic cream: a placebo-controlled, double-blind study.

@article{Syed1996ManagementOP,
  title={Management of psoriasis with Aloe vera extract in a hydrophilic cream: a placebo-controlled, double-blind study.},
  author={Tarannum A. Syed and A. Holt and Syed Afaq Ahmad and S. Hasanuddin Ahmad and Mohammed Afzal},
  journal={Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH},
  year={1996},
  volume={1 4},
  pages={505-9}
}
The purpose of this double-blind, placebo-controlled study was to evaluate the clinical efficacy and tolerability of topical Aloe vera extract 0.5% in a hydrophilic cream to cure patients with psoriasis vulgaris. Sixty patients (36M/24F) aged 18-50 years (mean 25.6) with slight to moderate chronic plaque-type psoriasis and PASI (Psoriasis Area and Severity Index) scores between 4.8 and 16.7 (mean 9.3) were enrolled and randomized to two parallel groups. The mean duration of the disease prior to… CONTINUE READING
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