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Non-antistreptococcal interventions for acute guttate psoriasis or an acute guttate flare of chronic psoriasis.

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Summary of "Non-antistreptococcal interventions for acute guttate psoriasis or an acute guttate flare of chronic psoriasis."

Guttate psoriasis displays distinctive epidemiological and clinical features, making it a separate entity within the heterogeneous group of cutaneous psoriasis types. It is associated with genetic, immune, and environmental factors (such as stress and infections) and usually arises in younger age groups (including children, teenagers, and young adults). There is currently no cure for psoriasis, but various treatments can help to relieve the symptoms and signs. The objectives of treatment when managing an acute flare of guttate psoriasis are to reduce time to clearance and induction of long-term remission after resolution. This is an update of a Cochrane Review first published in 2000; since then, new treatments have expanded the therapeutic spectrum of systemic treatments used for psoriasis.

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Name: The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
ISSN: 1469-493X
Pages: CD011541

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