The use of calcipotriol in HIV-related psoriasis.

  title={The use of calcipotriol in HIV-related psoriasis.},
  author={Janice Gray and William E Bottomley and Alison Layton and Joseph M. Cotterill and Eurico Monteiro},
  journal={Clinical and experimental dermatology},
  volume={17 5},
We report the case of a 28-year-old homosexual man with advanced HIV disease (CDC classification group IV A) who developed erythrodermic psoriasis which responded to calcipotriol, a topical vitamin D analogue. We believe this to be the first reported case of HIV-related psoriasis responsive to this form of treatment. Systemic therapy for HIV-related… CONTINUE READING