Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin disease. In a subset of patients, psoriasis is located in the intertriginous areas, including the skin folds of the underarms, breasts, groin, buttocks and genitals, according to background information in the article. Patients who exhibit intertriginous psoriasis (IP) often complain about intense itching, irritation and soreness.

Short-Term Use Of Topical Corticosteroids Offer Relief To Psoriasis PatientsThe study claimed that short-term application of topical corticosteroids for acute disease followed by maintenance treatment with a less potent agent seems to be a reasonable approach in the treatment of intertriginous psoriasis (IP).

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