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An antipsoriatic is a drug used to treat psoriasis.123

Examples include coal tar,4 dithranol and tazarotene.


  1. ^ "Antipsoriatic" at Dorland's Medical Dictionary
  2. ^ Johnson, MA; Armstrong, AW (April 2013). "Clinical and histologic diagnostic guidelines for psoriasis: a critical review.". Clinical reviews in allergy & immunology 44 (2): 166–72. doi:10.1007/s12016-012-8305-3. PMID 22278173. 
  3. ^ Jobling R (2007). "A patient's journey:Psoriasis". Br Med J 334 (7600): 953–4. doi:10.1136/bmj.39184.615150.802. PMC 1865393. PMID 17478850. 
  4. ^ Arbiser JL, Govindarajan B, Battle TE et al. (June 2006). "Carbazole is a naturally occurring inhibitor of angiogenesis and inflammation isolated from antipsoriatic coal tar". J. Invest. Dermatol. 126 (6): 1396–402. doi:10.1038/sj.jid.5700276. PMID 16614726. 

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