Successful response of genital psoriasis to ixekizumab: report of 6 cases.

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Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory disease affecting up to 2-3% of the population worldwide . Genital psoriasis (GenPs) is a frequent, debilitating, stigmatizing and difficult-to-treat manifestation of plaque psoriasis. Literature is scarce on controlled trials dedicated to the management and effective treatment of this special localization . Although GenPs can have a significant impact on quality of life and sexual health , there are few validated instruments to measure the severity and impact of psoriasis at this site This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.


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Name: Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology : JEADV
ISSN: 1468-3083


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Severe irritant and vesicant of skin, eyes, and lungs. It may cause blindness and lethal lung edema and was formerly used as a war gas. The substance has been proposed as a cytostatic and for treatment of psoriasis. It has been listed as a known carcinogen in the Fourth Annual Report on Carcinogens (NTP-85-002, 1985) (Merck, 11th ed).

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