Topical steroids beneficial for acute psoriasis patientsAccording to a study conducted by Alexander Kreuter, M.D, from Ruhr University of Bochum, Germany, and colleagues, the application of topical corticosteroids and maintaining with a less potent agent in the short-term can help patients afflicted with intertriginous psoriasis (IP).

The finding nullified all myths associated with side effects in context to use of topical corticosteroids in the long run.

The finding is expected to offer implications for providing significant relief to intertriginous psoriasis patients who often have complains about intense itching, irritation from sweating, and soreness.