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Psoriasis on Mucous Membranes

Psoriasis on Mucous Membranes: Introduction

Psoriasis on Mucous Membranes: Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition characterized by scaling and inflammation of the skin which can occur on virtually any part of the body. Psoriasis can occur on mucous membranes but it is not as common as occurrence on the skin. Most commonly affected mucous membranes are the genitals and mouth. Lesions on mucous membranes are usually accompanied by lesions on other parts of the body. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Psoriasis on Mucous Membranes is available below.

Symptoms of Psoriasis on Mucous Membranes

Treatments for Psoriasis on Mucous Membranes

  • Not all of the treatments listed below are suitable or recommended for psoriasis in particular locations of the body. 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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Psoriasis on Mucous Membranes: Complications

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Causes of Psoriasis on Mucous Membranes

  • 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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Psoriasis on Mucous Membranes: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Psoriasis on Mucous Membranes

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  1. Psoriasis on Mucous Membranes: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications

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