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The highly effective use of topical zinc pyrithione in the treatment of psoriasis: a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9141364     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Psoriasis is a common condition which, at times, can be difficult to treat. Patients with psoriasis face many social challenges and can suffer a great deal with their disease. As a result, any new topical agent is a welcomed addition to our therapeutic armamentarium. We present here a report of a case using a novel topical preparation of zinc pyrithione for the treatment of psoriasis. Topical zinc pyrithione appears to be a safe and effective treatment for psoriasis.
C E Crutchfield; E J Lewis; B D Zelickson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Duplicate Publication; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Dermatology online journal     Volume:  3     ISSN:  1087-2108     ISO Abbreviation:  Dermatol. Online J.     Publication Date:  1997 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-05-21     Completed Date:  1997-05-21     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9610776     Medline TA:  Dermatol Online J     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  3     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Organometallic Compounds / therapeutic use*
Psoriasis / drug therapy*
Pyridines / therapeutic use*
Zinc / therapeutic use
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Organometallic Compounds; 0/Pyridines; 13463-41-7/zinc pyrithione; 7440-66-6/Zinc
Comment In:
Dermatol Online J. 1997 Dec;3(2):11e-11f   [PMID:  10328674 ]
Dermatol Online J. 1997 Dec;3(2):11a; discussion 11h   [PMID:  10328672 ]
Dermatol Online J. 1997 Dec;3(2):11b   [PMID:  10217739 ]

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