36-Year-Old Female with Bright Red Plaques on the Labia Majora

  • Kevin K. Wu
  • Michael P. Lee
  • Jashin J. Wu
Part of the Clinical Cases in Dermatology book series (CLIDADE)


Genital psoriasis presents with thin, erythematous, well-defined plaques with minimal scaling. Patients affected by genital psoriasis may feel embarrassment and avoid discussing their concerns with their clinician, leading to delayed care. First-line therapies include low potency topical corticosteroids, topical vitamin D analogs, topical calcineurin inhibitors, and crisaborole.


Genital psoriasis Sexual dysfunction Vitamin D analog Calcineurin inhibitor Crisaborole Topical corticosteroid Ixekizumab 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kevin K. Wu
    • 1
  • Michael P. Lee
    • 2
  • Jashin J. Wu
    • 3
  1. 1.Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac UniversityNorth HavenUSA
  2. 2.Eastern Virginia Medical SchoolNorfolkUSA
  3. 3.Founder and CEODermatology Research and Education FoundationIrvineUSA

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