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Topical treatments for chronic plaque psoriasis

  1. Anne R Mason1,*,
  2. James Mason2,
  3. Michael Cork3,
  4. Gordon Dooley4,
  5. Helen Hancock2

Editorial Group: Cochrane Skin Group

Published Online: 28 MAR 2013

Assessed as up-to-date: 2 FEB 2011

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD005028.pub3


How to Cite

Mason AR, Mason J, Cork M, Dooley G, Hancock H. Topical treatments for chronic plaque psoriasis. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD005028. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD005028.pub3.

Author Information

  1. 1

    The University of York, Centre for Health Economics, York, UK

  2. 2

    Queen's Campus, Durham University, School of Medicine and Health, Wolfson Research Institute, Stockton-on-Tees, UK

  3. 3

    The University of Sheffield, Academic Unit of Dermatology Research, Department of Infection and Immunity, Sheffield, UK

  4. 4

    Metaxis Ltd, Curbridge, UK

*Anne R Mason, Centre for Health Economics, The University of York, Alcuin A Block, Heslington, York, YO10 5DD, UK. anne.mason@york.ac.uk.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 28 MAR 2013

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Agrup 1981 {published data only}
  • Agrup G, Bjornberg A, Elmros T, Groth O, Hannuksela M, Lassus A, et al. Clinical Trial of a Potent Non-Halogenated Topical Steroid, Budesonide. Acta Dermato Venereologica 1981;61(2):180-2. [PUBMED: 6165205]
Alora-Palli 2010 {published and unpublished data}
  • Alora-Palli Maria B, Perkins Alexis C, Van Cott Alicia, Kimball Alexandra B. Efficacy and tolerability of a cosmetically acceptable coal tar solution in the treatment of moderate plaque psoriasis: a controlled comparison with calcipotriene (calcipotriol) cream. American Journal of Clinical Dermatology 2010;11(4):275-83. [PUBMED: 20513160]
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Austad 1998 {published and unpublished data}
  • Austad J, Bjerke JR, Gjertsen BT, Helland S, Livden JK, Morken T, et al. Clobetasol Propionate Followed by Calcipotriol Is Superior to Calcipotriol Alone in Topical Treatment of Psoriasis. Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology & Venereology 1998;11(1):19-24. [PUBMED: 9731961]
Baiocchi 1997 {published data only}
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Barker 1999 (H) {published and unpublished data}
  • Barker N, Ashton RE, Marks R, Harris RI, Berth-Jones J. Topical maxacalcitol for the treatment of psoriasis vulgaris: a placebo-controlled, double-blind, dose-finding study with active comparator. British Journal Of Dermatology 1999;141(2):274-8. [MEDLINE: 10468799]
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Barker 1999 (P) {published and unpublished data}
  • Barker N, Ashton RE, Marks R, Harris RI, Berth-Jones J. Topical maxacalcitol for the treatment of psoriasis vulgaris: a placebo-controlled, double-blind, dose-finding study with active comparator. British Journal Of Dermatology 1999;141(2):274-8. [PUBMED: 10468799]
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  • Berth-Jones J. Maxacalcitol - a new, potent and safe vitamin D analogue for treatment of psoriasis. British Journal Of Dermatology 1999;141:992.
Barrett 2005 {published and unpublished data}
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Bernhard 1991 (1) {published data only}
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Bernhard 1991(2) {published data only}
  • Bernhard J, Whitmore C, Guzzo C, Kantor I, Kalb RE, Ellis C, et al. Evaluation of Halobetasol Propionate Ointment in the Treatment of Plaque Psoriasis: Report on Two Double-Blind, Vehicle-Controlled Studies. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 1991;25(6 Pt 2):1170-4. [PUBMED: 1757612]
Bernstein 2006 {published data only}
  • Bernstein S, Donsky H, Gulliver W, Hamilton D, Nobel S, Norman R. Treatment of mild to moderate psoriasis with Relieva, a Mahonia aquifolium extract--a double-blind, placebo-controlled study. American Journal of Therapeutics 2006; Vol. 13, issue 2:121-6. [PUBMED: 16645428]
Berth Jones 1992b {published data only}
  • Berth Jones J, Chu AC, Dodd WA, Ganpule M, Griffiths WA, Haydey RP, et al. A Multicentre, Parallel-Group Comparison of Calcipotriol Ointment and Short-Contact Dithranol Therapy in Chronic Plaque Psoriasis. British Journal Of Dermatology 1992;127(3):266-71. [PUBMED: 1390171]
Beutner 2006 {published data only}
  • Beutner K, Chakrabarty A. An intra-individual safety and efficacy comparison of clobetasol propionate 0.05% spray and its vehicle in the treatment of plaque psoriasis. [Abstract P2858.] American Academy of Dermatology 64th Annual Meeting 3-7 March 2006. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 2006;54(3 Suppl):AB212.
  • Beutner K, Chakrabarty A, Lemke S, Yu K. An intra-individual randomized safety and efficacy comparison of clobetasol propionate 0.05% spray and its vehicle in the treatment of plaque psoriasis. Journal of Drugs in Dermatology 2006;5(4):357-60. [PUBMED: 16673804]
Bourke 1993b {published data only}
Bourke 1997 {published and unpublished data}
  • Bourke JF, Featherstone S, Iqbal SJ, Hutchinson PE. A Double-Blind Comparison of Topical Calcitriol (3 mcg/g) and Calcipotriol (50 mcg/g) in the Treatment of Chronic Plaque Psoriasis Vulgaris. British Journal Of Dermatology 1995;133(Suppl 45):17.
  • Bourke JF, Iqbal SJ, Hutchinson PE. A Randomized Double-Blind Comparison of the Effects on Systemic Calcium Homeostasis of Topical Calcipotriol (3 Mu G/G) and Calcipotriol (50 U M/G) in the Treatment of Chronic Plaque Psoriasis Vulgaris. Acta Dermato Venereologica 1997;77(3):228-30. [PUBMED: 9188878]
Brown 2005 {published and unpublished data}
  • Brown AC, Koett J, Johnson DW, Semaskvich NM, Holck P, Lally D, et al. Effectiveness of kukui nut oil as a topical treatment for psoriasis. International Journal of Dermatology 2005; Vol. 44, issue 8:684-7. [PUBMED: 16101874]
Bruce 1994 {published and unpublished data}
  • Bruce S, Epinette WW, Funicella T, Ison A, Jones EL, Loss RJ, et al. Comparative Study of Calcipotriene (Mc 903) Ointment and Fluocinonide Ointment in the Treatment of Psoriasis. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 1994;31(5 Pt 1):755-9. [PUBMED: 7929921]
  • Siskin SB. Efficacy and Safety of Calcipotriol Ointment Compared to Fluocinonide. 2nd International Symposium on Calcipotriol. Monaco, 1993.
Buckley 1978 {published data only}
  • Buckley DB. A Double-Blind Comparison of 0.1% Dithranol in a 17% Urea Base ("Psoradrate") and Base Alone in the Treatment of Active Chronic Psoriasis. Current Medical Research & Opinion 1978;5(6):489-94. [PUBMED: 350501 ]
Buckley 2008 {published and unpublished data}
  • Buckley C, Hoffmann V. Calcipotriol plus betamethasone dipropionate gel is effective and safe in the treatment of scalp psoriasis (a phase II study). [Abstract P06.57.] 14th Congress of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, 12-15th October 2005, London UK. Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology & Venereology 2005;19(Suppl 2):175.
  • Buckley C, Hoffmann V, Shapiro J, Saari S, Cambazard F, Milsgaard M. Calcipotriol plus betamethasone dipropionate scalp formulation is effective and well tolerated in the treatment of scalp psoriasis: a phase II study. Dermatology 2008; Vol. 217, issue 2:107-13. [PUBMED: 18463448]
Camarasa 2003 {published data only}
  • Camarasa JM, Ortonne JP, Dubertret L. Calcitriol shows greater persistence of treatment effect than betamethasone dipropionate in topical psoriasis therapy. Journal of Dermatological Treatment 2003;14(1):8-13. [PUBMED: 12745849]
Cheesbrough 1992 {published data only}
  • Cheesbrough MJ. Treatment of psoriasis with 30% Dead Sea salt lotion. Journal Of Dermatological Treatment 1992;3(4):201-203. [EMBASE: 1993020259]
Christensen 1999 {published data only}
  • Christensen OB, Mork NJ, Ashton R, Daniel F, Anehus S. Comparison of a treatment phase and a follow-up phase of short-contact dithranol and calcipotriol in outpatients with chronic plaque psoriasis. Journal Of Dermatological Treatment 1999;10(4):261-5. [EMBASE: 2000044219]
Cook-Bolden 2010 {published and unpublished data}
  • Cook-Bolden FE, Goffe BS, Hudson CP, Sofen HL. Efficacy and safety results from a randomized, double-blind, vehicle-controlled study of clobetasol propionate spray for the treatment of moderate to severe plaque psoriasis of the scalp [Abstract]. Conference: 68th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology, AAD Miami, FL United States. Conference Start: 20100305 Conference End: 20100309. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 2010;62(3 Suppl 1):AB140. [EMBASE: 70142994; : NCT00881868]
  • Cook-Bolden FE, Goffe BS, Hudson CP, Sofen HL. Patient satisfaction with clobetasol propionate spray, 0.05% for the management of moderate to severe plaque psoriasis of the scalp [Abstract]. Conference: 70th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology San Diego, CA United States. Conference Start: 20120316 Conference End: 20120320. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 2012;66(4 Suppl 1):AB197. [EMBASE: 70704639]
  • Cook-Bolden FE, Goffe BS, Sofen HL, Colon LE, Gottschalk RW. Successful treatment of moderate to severe plaque psoriasis of the scalp with clobetasol propionate spray, 0.05% [Abstract]. Conference: 69th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology New Orleans, LA United States. Conference Start: 20110204 Conference End: 20110208. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 2011;64(2 Suppl 1):AB157. [EMBASE: 70331905]
  • Cook-Bolden FE, Goffe BS, Sofen HL, Hudson CP, Colon LE, Gottschalk RW, et al. Patient satisfaction with clobetasol propionate spray, 0.05% for the management of moderate to severe plaque psoriasis of the scalp [Abstract]. Conference: 36th Annual Hawaii Dermatology Seminar of the Skin Disease Education Foundation Waikoloa, HI United States. Conference Start: 20120219 Conference End: 20120224.. Seminars in Cutaneous Medicine & Surgery 2012;31(1):A9-A10. [EMBASE: 70706927]
  • Jarratt M, Sofen HL, Caveney S. The effects of clobetasol propionate spray, 0.05% vs. vehicle spray on the signs of plaque psoriasis on the body and scalp [Abstract]. Conference: 36th Annual Hawaii Dermatology Seminar of the Skin Disease Education Foundation Waikoloa, HI United States. Conference Start: 20120219 Conference End: 20120224. Seminars in Cutaneous Medicine & Surgery 2012;31(1):A11. [EMBASE: 70706930]
  • Jarratt M, Sofen HL, Caveney SW. The effects of clobetasol propionate spray, 0.05% versus vehicle spray on the signs of plaque psoriasis on the body and scalp [Abstract]. Conference: 70th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology San Diego, CA United States. Conference Start: 20120316 Conference End: 20120320. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 2012;66(4 Suppl 1):AB204. [EMBASE: 70704666]
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  • Sofen H, Hudson CP, Cook-Bolden FE, Preston N, Colon LE, Caveney SW, et al. Clobetasol propionate 0.05% spray for the management of moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis of the scalp: results from a randomized controlled trial. Journal of Drugs in Dermatology 2011;10(8):885-92. [MEDLINE: 21818510]
Crosti 1997 {published data only}
  • Crosti C, Finzi AF, Mian E, Scarpa C. Calcipotriol in psoriasis vulgaris: a controlled trial comparing betamethasone dipropionate + salicylic acid. International Journal Of Dermatology 1997;36(7):537-9. [PUBMED: 9268756]
Cunliffe 1992 {published data only}
  • Cunliffe WJ, Berth Jones J, Claudy A, Fairiss GM, Goldin D, Gratton D, et al. Comparative study of calcipotriol (MC 903) ointment and betamethasone 17-valerate ointment in patients with psoriasis vulgaris. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 1992;26(5 Pt 1):736-43. [MEDLINE: 1583173]
Decroix 2004 {published data only}
  • Decroix J, Pres H, Tsankov N, Poncet M, Arsonnaud S. Clobetasol propionate lotion in the treatment of moderate to severe plaque-type psoriasis. Cutis 2004;74(3):201-6. [PUBMED: 15499763]
De Simone 1993 {published data only}
  • De Simone C, Guerriero C, Morini P, Venier A. Treatment of Psoriasis with Topical Calcipotriol [Il Calcipotriol Nella Terapia Locale Della Psoriasi]. Giornale Italiano di Dermatologia e Venereologia 1993;128(10):Ic-Ciii.
Douglas 2002 {published and unpublished data}
  • Douglas WS, Poulin Y, Decroix J, Ortonne JP, Mrowietz U, Gulliver W, et al. A new calcipotriol/betamethasone formulation with rapid onset of action was superior to monotherapy with betamethasone dipropionate or calcipotriol in psoriasis vulgaris. Acta Dermato Venereologica 2002;82(2):131-5. [PUBMED: 12125943 ]
Dubertret 1992 {published and unpublished data}
  • Dubertret L, Wallach D, Souteyrand P, Perussel M, Kalis B, Meynadier J, et al. Efficacy and Safety of Calcipotriol (Mc 903) Ointment in Psoriasis Vulgaris. A Randomized, Double-Blind, Right/Left Comparative, Vehicle-Controlled Study. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 1992;27(6 Pt 1):983-8. [PUBMED: 1479106]
Durakovic 2001 {published data only}
Durakovic 2004 {published data only}
Duweb 2000 {published data only}
  • Duweb GA, Abuzariba O, Rahim M, al-Taweel M, Abdulla SA. Scalp psoriasis: topical calcipotriol 50 micrograms/g/ml solution vs. betamethasone valerate 1% lotion. International Journal of Clinical Pharmacology Research 2000;20(3-4):65-8. [PUBMED: 11314240 ]
Elie 1983 {published data only}
  • Elie R, Durocher LP, Kavalec EC. Effect of Salicylic Acid on the Activity of Betamethasone-17,21-Dipropionate in the Treatment of Erythematous Squamous Dermatoses. Journal of International Medical Research 1983;11(2):108-12. [PUBMED: 6852357 ]
Ellis 1988 {published data only}
  • Ellis CN, Horwitz SN, Menter A. Amcinonide Lotion 0.1% in the Treatment of Patients with Psoriasis of the Scalp. Current Therapeutic Research - Clinical & Experimental 1988;44(2):315-24. [EMBASE: 1989002095]
Escobar 1992 {published data only}
Farkas 1999 {published and unpublished data}
  • Farkas B, Dobozy A. Comparison of Tacalcitol with Dithranol. 3rd European Hermal Symposium. Hamburg, 1995.
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Feldman 2010 (1) {published data only (unpublished sought but not used)}
  • Feldman S, Wyres M, Markowitz O, Matheson R, Bruce S. Calcipotriene foam for the treatment of plaque-type psoriasis: Results of two phase III studies. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 2010;62(3 Suppl 1):AB138. [: NCT00689481]
  • Feldman SR, Matheson R, Bruce S, Grande K, Markowitz O, Kempers S, et al. Efficacy and safety of calcipotriene 0.005% foam for the treatment of plaque-type psoriasis: Results of two multicenter, randomized, double-blind, vehicle-controlled, phase III clinical trials. American Journal of Clinical Dermatology 2012;13(4):261-71. [EMBASE: 2012323159]
  • NCT00689481. Study to Compare U0267 Against Vehicle in Subjects With Plaque-type Psoriasis Two of Two Phase 3 Studies. clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/results?term=NCT00689481 (accessed 2010).
Feldman 2010 (2) {published data only (unpublished sought but not used)}
  • Feldman S, Wyres M, Markowitz O, Matheson R, Bruce S. Calcipotriene foam for the treatment of plaque-type psoriasis: Results of two phase III studies. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 2010;62(3 Suppl 1):AB138. [: NCT00689481]
  • Feldman S R, Matheson R, Bruce S, Grande K, Markowitz O, Kempers S, et al. Efficacy and safety of calcipotriene 0.005% foam for the treatment of plaque-type psoriasis: Results of two multicenter, randomized, double-blind, vehicle-controlled, phase III clinical trials. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL DERMATOLOGY 2012;13(4):261-71.
  • NCT00688519. Study to Compare U0267 Against Vehicle in Subjects With Plaque-type Psoriasis One of Two Phase 3 Studies. clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/results?term=NCT00688519 (accessed 2010).
Fleming 2010 (H) {published and unpublished data}
  • Fleming C, Ganslandt C, Guenther L, Johannesson A, Buckley C, Simon JC, et al. Calcipotriol plus betamethasone dipropionate gel compared with its active components in the same vehicle and the vehicle alone in the treatment of psoriasis vulgaris: a randomised, parallel group, double-blind, exploratory study. European Journal of Dermatology 2010;20(4):465-71. [PUBMED: 20413372]
  • Fleming C, Ganslandt C, Leese GP. Short- and long-term safety assessment of a two-compound ointment containing calcipotriene/betamethasone dipropionate (Taclonex/Daivobet/Dovobet ointment): hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis function in patients with psoriasis vulgaris. Journal of Drugs in Dermatology 2010;9(8):969-74. [PUBMED: 20684147]
Fleming 2010 (P) {published and unpublished data}
  • Fleming C, Ganslandt C, Guenther L, Johannesson A, Buckley C, Simon JC, et al. Calcipotriol plus betamethasone dipropionate gel compared with its active components in the same vehicle and the vehicle alone in the treatment of psoriasis vulgaris: a randomised, parallel group, double-blind, exploratory study. European Journal of Dermatology 2010;20(4):465-71. [PUBMED: 20413372]
  • Fleming C, Ganslandt C, Leese GP. Short- and long-term safety assessment of a two-compound ointment containing calcipotriene/betamethasone dipropionate (Taclonex/Daivobet/Dovobet ointment): hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis function in patients with psoriasis vulgaris. Journal of Drugs in Dermatology 2010;9(8):969-74. [PUBMED: 20684147]
Franz 1999 {published data only}
Franz 2000 {published data only}
Geilen 2000 {published data only}
Gottlieb 2003 {published data only}
  • Gottlieb AB, Ford RO, Spellman MC. The efficacy and tolerability of clobetasol propionate foam 0.05% in the treatment of mild to moderate plaque-type psoriasis of nonscalp regions. Journal of Cutaneous Medicine & Surgery 2003;7(3):185-92. [PUBMED: 12704534 ]
Grattan 1997 (H) {published data only}
  • Grattan CEH, Hallam F, Whitefield M. A New Aqueous Dithranol Gel for Psoriasis: Comparison with Placebo and Calcipotriol Ointment. Journal Of Dermatological Treatment 1997;8(1):11-5. [EMBASE: 1997109958]
Grattan 1997 (P) {published data only}
  • Grattan CEH, Hallam F, Whitefield M. A New Aqueous Dithranol Gel for Psoriasis: Comparison with Placebo and Calcipotriol Ointment. Journal Of Dermatological Treatment 1997;8(1):11-5. [EMBASE: 1997109958]
Green 1994 {published and unpublished data}
  • Green C, Ganpule M, Harris D, Kavanagh G, Kennedy C, Mallett R, et al. Comparative Effects of Calcipotriol (Mc903) Solution and Placebo (Vehicle of Mc903) in the Treatment of Psoriasis of the Scalp. British Journal Of Dermatology 1994;130(4):483-7. [PUBMED: 8186114 ]
Greenspan 1993 {published and unpublished data}
  • Greenspan A, Herndon JJ, Baker MD, Cheney T. Controlled Evaluation of 0.05% Desonide Lotion and Desonide Cream in Psoriasis. Current Therapeutic Research - Clinical & Experimental 1993;53(6):614-20. [EMBASE: 1993261649]
Gribetz 2004 {published and unpublished data}
  • Gribetz C, Ling M, Lebwohl M, Pariser D, Draelos Z, Gottlieb AB, et al. Pimecrolimus cream 1% in the treatment of intertriginous psoriasis: A double-blind, randomized study. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 2004;51(5):731-8. [PUBMED: 15523351]
Guenther 2000 {published data only}
  • Guenther LC, Poulin YP, Pariser DM. A comparison of tazarotene 0.1% gel once daily plus mometasone furoate 0.1% cream once daily versus calcipotriene 0.005% ointment twice daily in the treatment of plaque psoriasis. Clinical Therapeutics 2000;22(10):1225-38. [PUBMED: 11110233]
Guenther 2002 (H) {published and unpublished data}
  • Guenther L, Van De Kerkhof PCM, Kragballe K, Chu AC, Tegner E, Garcia-Diez A, et al. Efficacy and safety of a new combination of calcipotriol and betamethasone dipropionate (once or twice daily) compared to calcipotriol (twice daily) in the treatment of psoriasis vulgaris: a randomized, double-blind, vehicle-controlled clinical trial. British Journal Of Dermatology 2002;147(2):316-23. [PUBMED: 12174105]
  • Van de Kerkhof PC. The impact of a two-compound product containing calcipotriol and betamethasone dipropionate (Daivobet/ Dovobet) on the quality of life in patients with psoriasis vulgaris: a randomized controlled trial. British Journal of Dermatology 2004;151(3):663-8. [PUBMED: 15377355]
  • Van de Kerkhof PCM. A fixed combination of calcipotriol/betamethasone dipropionate improves quality of life in patients with psoriasis vulgaris. 11th Congress of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology; 2002 Oct 2-6; Prague. 2002:27-2.
  • Van De Kerkhof PCM. Once daily vs. twice daily applications of topical treatments in psoriasis [15]. British Journal of Dermatology 2005; Vol. 153, issue 6:1245.
Guenther 2002 (P) {published and unpublished data}
  • Guenther L, Van De Kerkhof PCM, Kragballe K, Chu AC, Tegner E, Garcia-Diez A, et al. Efficacy and safety of a new combination of calcipotriol and betamethasone dipropionate (once or twice daily) compared to calcipotriol (twice daily) in the treatment of psoriasis vulgaris: a randomized, double-blind, vehicle-controlled clinical trial. British Journal Of Dermatology 2002;147(2):316-23. [PUBMED: 12174105]
  • Van de Kerkhof PC. The impact of a two-compound product containing calcipotriol and betamethasone dipropionate (Daivobet/ Dovobet) on the quality of life in patients with psoriasis vulgaris: a randomized controlled trial. British Journal of Dermatology 2004;151(3):663-8. [MEDLINE: 15377355]
  • Van de Kerkhof PCM. A fixed combination of calcipotriol/betamethasone dipropionate improves quality of life in patients with psoriasis vulgaris. 11th Congress of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology; 2002 Oct 2-6; Prague. 2002:P27-2.
  • Van De Kerkhof PCM. Once daily vs. twice daily applications of topical treatments in psoriasis [15]. British Journal of Dermatology 2005; Vol. 153, issue 6:1245.
Han 2001 {published data only}
  • Han GW, Yu BT, Li H, Zhu XJ, Wang BX, Li GM, et al. A randomized controlled multicenter clinical trial on tazarotene gel versus calcipotriol ointment in the treatment of plaque psoriasis vulgaris. Chinese Journal of Clinical Pharmacology 2001;17(6):419-22.
Harrington 1996a {published data only}
  • Harrington CI, Goldin D, Lovell CR, Van De Kerkhof P, Nieboer C, Austad J, et al. Comparative Effects of Two Different Calcipotriol (Mc 903) Cream Formulations Versus Placebo in Psoriasis Vulgaris. A Randomised, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Parallel Group Multi-Centre Study 1. Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology & Venereology 1996;6(2):152-8. [EMBASE: 1996096735]
Helfrich 2007 {published and unpublished data}
  • Helfrich YR, Kang S, Hamilton TA, Voorhees JJ. Topical becocalcidiol for the treatment of psoriasis vulgaris: a randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind, multicentre study. British Journal of Dermatology 2007; Vol. 157, issue 2:369-74.
Henneicke-v. Z. 1993 {published data only}
  • Henneicke-von Zepelin HH, Mrowietz U, Farber L, Bruck-Borchers K, Schober C, Huber J, et al. Highly purified omega-3-polyunsaturated fatty acids for topical treatment of psoriasis. Results of a double-blind, placebo-controlled multicentre study. British Journal Of Dermatology 1993;129(6):713-7. [PUBMED: 8286257]
Highton 1995 {published data only}
  • Highton A, Quell J, Breneman D, Cullen S, Goffe B, Griffiths C, et al. Calcipotriene ointment 0.005% for psoriasis: A safety and efficacy study. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 1995;32(1):67-72. [PUBMED: 7822519]
Hindsén 2006 (H) {published and unpublished data}
Hindsén 2006 (P) {published and unpublished data}
Holick 2003 {published data only}
Huang 2009 {published data only}
  • Huang L, Ma L, Huang Q, Yang QP, Zheng ZZ, Zhu XJ, et al. Calcipotriol betamethasone ointment in the treatment of psoriasis vulgaris: a randomized, double-blind, active-controlled, parallel group study. Zhonghua Pifuke Zazhi (Chinese Journal of Dermatology) 2009;42(10):691-4. [: NCT00248456]
Hutchinson 2000 {published data only}
  • Hutchinson PE, Marks R, White J. The efficacy, safety and tolerance of calcitriol 3 microg/g ointment in the treatment of plaque psoriasis: a comparison with short-contact dithranol. Dermatology 2000;201(2):139-45. [PUBMED: 11053917]
Jarratt 2004 {published data only}
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Jarratt 2006 {published and unpublished data}
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Ortonne 2004 {published and unpublished data}
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Ortonne 2006 {published data only}
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Ortonne 2010 {published and unpublished data}
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Papp 2003 (P) {published and unpublished data}
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Perez 1996 {published and unpublished data}
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Poulin 2010 {published and unpublished data}
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Powers 2005 {published and unpublished data}
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Reygagne 2005 {published and unpublished data}
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Ruzicka 1998 {published data only}
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Salmhofer 2000 {published data only}
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Sanchez 2001 {published and unpublished data}
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Scarpa 1994 {published data only}
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Scarpa 1996 {published data only}
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Scarpa 1997 {published data only}
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Sears 1997 {published data only}
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Seidenari 1997 (H) {published data only}
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Seidenari 1997 (P) {published data only}
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Shuttleworth 1998 {published data only}
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Staberg 1989 {published data only}
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Stein 2001 {published data only}
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Stuecker 2001 {published and unpublished data}
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Stutz 1996 {published data only}
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Sudilovsky 1981 {published data only}
Sutton 2001 {published data only}
Syed 1996 {published data only}
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Syed 2001b {published data only}
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Tham 1994 {published data only}
Tyring 2010 {published and unpublished data}
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Tzung 2005 {published data only}
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Vali 2005 {published data only}
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Van de Kerkhof 1989 {published data only}
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Van de Kerkhof 1996a {published data only}
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Van de Kerkhof 2002a {published data only}
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Van de Kerkhof 2006 {published and unpublished data}
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Van de Kerkhof 2009 {published and unpublished data}
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Vanderploeg 1976 {published data only}
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Van der Vleuten 1995 {published data only}
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Veien 1997 {published and unpublished data}
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Vladimirov 1994 {published data only}
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Volden 1992 {published data only}
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Wall 1998 {published and unpublished data}
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Weinstein 2003 {published data only}
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White 2006 (P) {published data only}
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Wolska 1995 {published data only}
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Wortzel 1975 (1) {published data only}
Wortzel 1975 (2) {published data only}
Wozel 2001 {published and unpublished data}
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Zonneveld 1998 (P) {published data only}
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Baran 1999 {published data only}
Bianchi 2003 {published data only}
Brodell 2011a {published data only (unpublished sought but not used)}
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Buder 2010 {published data only}
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De Jong 1999 {published and unpublished data}
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Esposito 2009 {published data only}
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Hsia 2010 {published data only}
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Insa 2009 {published data only}
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Ito 2005 {published data only}
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Jansen 1986 {published data only}
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Kleyn 2005 {published data only}
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NCT01206387 {unpublished data only}
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NCT01246583 {unpublished data only}
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NCT01247818 {unpublished data only}
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