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22-Year-Old Male with Pink Plaques on the Face

  • Kevin K. Wu
  • Michael P. Lee
  • Jashin J. Wu
Chapter
Part of the Clinical Cases in Dermatology book series (CLIDADE)

Abstract

Facial psoriasis presents with erythematous, indurated, well-demarcated plaques on the face. Due to the visibility of facial psoriasis, it can cause significant psychosocial distress to patients affected. First-line therapies include low-potency topical corticosteroids, vitamin D analogs, topical calcineurin inhibitors, and crisaborole.

Keywords

Facial psoriasis Vitamin D analog Calcineurin inhibitor Crisaborole Topical corticosteroid 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kevin K. Wu
    • 1
  • Michael P. Lee
    • 2
  • Jashin J. Wu
    • 3
  1. 1.Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac UniversityNorth HavenUSA
  2. 2.Eastern Virginia Medical SchoolNorfolkUSA
  3. 3.Founder and CEODermatology Research and Education FoundationIrvineUSA

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