Treatment of inverse psoriasis with efalizumab

J Drugs Dermatol. 2009 Jan;8(1):74-6.

Abstract

Various topical and systemic treatments have shown efficacy in plaque and palmoplantar psoriasis; however, studies regarding efficacy in inverse psoriasis are few. The authors present a case of a patient with severe inverse psoriasis who was successfully treated with efalizumab, resulting in complete and sustained remission during prolonged maintenance therapy.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Antibodies, Monoclonal / administration & dosage
  • Antibodies, Monoclonal / therapeutic use*
  • Antibodies, Monoclonal, Humanized
  • Dermatologic Agents / administration & dosage
  • Dermatologic Agents / therapeutic use*
  • Humans
  • Injections, Subcutaneous
  • Male
  • Psoriasis / drug therapy*
  • Remission Induction
  • Treatment Outcome

Substances

  • Antibodies, Monoclonal
  • Antibodies, Monoclonal, Humanized
  • Dermatologic Agents
  • efalizumab