Treatment of localized psoriasis with a topical formulation of zinc pyrithione.

@article{Sadeghian2011TreatmentOL,
  title={Treatment of localized psoriasis with a topical formulation of zinc pyrithione.},
  author={Giti Sadeghian and Hengameh Ziaei and M A Nilforoushzadeh},
  journal={Acta dermatovenerologica Alpina, Pannonica, et Adriatica},
  year={2011},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={
          187-90
        }
}
BACKGROUND Psoriasis is a common chronic condition of the skin that is resistant to many therapies. AIM To test the efficacy of a topical formulation of zinc pyrithione in an emollient base compared with an emollient alone in the treatment of psoriasis. METHODS This was a randomized double-blind clinical trial. Patients with localized psoriasis involving less than 10% of body skin areas were enrolled in the study. They were randomly allocated to one of two treatment groups. Group A was… CONTINUE READING