Optimal Therapy in Skin Disorders

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Regarding topical corticosteroids, which of the following is not true?

a) Topical corticosteroids work by inhibiting cell division.

b) Absorption of topical steroid varies dramatically depending on location of its application.

c) Inflamed skin increases percutaneous penetration of topical steroids.

d) Use of potent steroids for prolonged periods may result in adrenal suppression.

e) Absorption of topical steroids will be increased if skin is dehydrated.

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