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Facial Psoriasis

Facial Psoriasis: Introduction

Facial Psoriasis: Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition characterized by scaling and inflammation of the skin which can occur on virtually any part of the body. Facial psoriasis refers to psoriasis that develops on the skin of the face. This location is particularly problematic as suffers are usually very self-conscious about the condition. Facial psoriasis is much more common in children than adults with lesions around the eye and mouth common. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Facial Psoriasis is available below.

Symptoms of Facial Psoriasis

Treatments for Facial Psoriasis

  • Not all of the treatments listed below are suitable or recommended for use on the face. The list below is a general list for treatment for psoriasis as psoriasis can occur on multiple parts of the body at any one time
  • Topical skin care
  • Topical corticosteroids (Diprolene®, Temovate®, Ultravate®, or Psorcon®)
  • Vitamin D3
  • Calcipotriene (Dovonex®)
  • more treatments...»

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Facial Psoriasis: Complications

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Causes of Facial Psoriasis

  • 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
  • more causes...»

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Facial Psoriasis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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