Exacerbation of psoriasis with β-blocker therapy

Waqar, Salman; Sarkar, Pradip K.
July 2009
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/7/2009, Vol. 181 Issue 1/2, p60
Academic Journal
The article discusses the case of a 54-year-old man who had a history of erythodermic psoriasis for 20 years. The patient, who underwent coronary artery bypass graft surgery, has been provided with the β-blocker bisoprolol post-operatively for the treatment of atrial bisoprolol. The treatment using bisoprolol has been stopped due to exacerbation of psoriasis. The patient has experienced improvement in his condition after the discontinuation of the treatment.


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