Tacrolimus ointment is effective for psoriasis on the face and intertriginous areas in pediatric patients.

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Children with psoriasis often have involvement of the face and intertriginous areas. While corticosteroids have been the mainstay of treatment for plaque-type psoriasis, the face and intertriginous areas are more sensitive to local effects of topical steroid use such as cutaneous atrophy. Topical tacrolimus has shown promise in adult patients as an… (More)

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@article{Brune2007TacrolimusOI, title={Tacrolimus ointment is effective for psoriasis on the face and intertriginous areas in pediatric patients.}, author={Adriana Brune and Drew W Miller and Peggy L. Lin and Daniela Cotrim-Russi and A. Paller}, journal={Pediatric dermatology}, year={2007}, volume={24 1}, pages={76-80} }