When are systemic medications indicated for the treatment of guttate psoriasis?

Updated: Oct 03, 2019
  • Author: Kirstin Altman, MD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Should guttate psoriasis prove resistant to the above therapies, it may develop into a chronic plaque psoriasis, which may require systemic treatment with medications such as cyclosporine, acitretin, methotrexate, or a biologic agent.


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