Therapeutics for Adult Nail Psoriasis and Nail Lichen Planus

A Guide for Clinicians

Danielle R. McClanahan; Joseph C. English III


Am J Clin Dermatol. 2018;19(4):559-584. 

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While nail treatments for psoriasis are numerous, determining the treatment of choice for nail disease remains a challenge because of the use of multiple different scores and variability among trials, making comparisons difficult. Nail treatments for lichen planus have far fewer structured evidence-based reports than psoriasis and a comprehensive scoring method is required for NLP. This article attempted to review the available data to help guide dermatologists in the often-challenging management of NP and NLP.