Therapeutic Moisturizers as Adjuvant Therapy for Psoriasis Patients

@article{Gelmetti2009TherapeuticMA,
  title={Therapeutic Moisturizers as Adjuvant Therapy for Psoriasis Patients},
  author={C. Gelmetti},
  journal={American Journal of Clinical Dermatology},
  year={2009},
  volume={10},
  pages={7-12}
}
  • C. Gelmetti
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • American Journal of Clinical Dermatology
At any point in time, psoriasis affects 2–3% of the world’s population and has one of the biggest impacts on quality of life of any dermatological disorder. Treatment is extremely costly and prevention of disease progression in severity and extent is crucial. Psoriasis treatment should include skin hydration (regular use of moisturizers and emollients), careful, gentle skin cleansing, and identification and avoidance of Koebner phenomenon triggers (excoriation, maceration) and infectious foci… Expand
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