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Causes of Ear Psoriasis

List of causes of Ear Psoriasis

Following is a list of causes or underlying conditions (see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Ear Psoriasis) that could possibly cause Ear Psoriasis includes:

  • These are general causes which may be factors in psoriasis on any part of the body
  • Genetic predisposition
  • Factors that may aggravate psoriasis include stress, excessive alcohol consumption, and smoking
  • Withdrawal of systemic steroids
  • Drugs, including salicylates, iodine, lithium, phenylbutazone, oxyphenbutazone, trazodone, penicillin, hydroxychloroquine, calcipotriol, interferon-alpha, and recombinant interferon-beta injection
  • Strong, irritating topicals, including tar, anthralin, steroids under occlusion, and zinc pyrithione in shampoo
  • Infections
  • Sunlight or phototherapy
  • Cholestatic jaundice
  • Hypocalcemia
  • Idiopathic in many patients
  • Specific medications including lithium, antimalarials and interleukin II are shown to be triggers of Erythrodermic psoriasis
  • Calcium deficiency
  • Sudden withdrawal of oral corticosteroids (prednisone)
  • Withdrawal of excessive use of strong topical corticosteroids, and strong coal tar preparations

Ear Psoriasis: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Ear Psoriasis: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Related information on causes of Ear Psoriasis:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Ear Psoriasis may be found in:

 

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