TITLE

Therapeutics

PUB. DATE
August 2009
SOURCE
Current Medical Literature: Dermatology;2009, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p62
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents updates on the treatment of skin diseases. An updated guideline for the use of methotrexate in the treatment of psoriasis was released by the Medical Board of National Psoriasis Foundation. Systemic corticosteroids were considered as mainstays for the treatment of chronic skin diseases, especially on osteopenia and osteoporosis. A study is presented on the efficacy of corticosteroids and antimalarials in treating Discoid lupus erythematosus.
ACCESSION #
47597921

 

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