A nurse is providing education to a patient recently diagnosed with psoriasis. Which of the following is not a component of typical psoriasis treatment?

Systemic corticosteroids


• Psoriasis treatment includes moisturizers, coal tar, ultraviolet therapy, vitamin D, ointments, retinoids, and topical corticosteroids

• Systemic corticosteroids are generally not used to treat psoriasis due to side effects and rebound psoriasis

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