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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Psoriasis

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An inflammatory disease of genetic nature that begins with red macules that quickly become nonscaly papules that in turn become scaly papules and plaques.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Psoriasis

An inflammatory disease of genetic nature that begins with red macules that quickly become nonscaly papules that in turn become scaly papules and plaques. If the process becomes widespread, an erythroderma results, and if it is accelerated, pustules…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Psoriasis: Principles of Psoriasis Management

…therapy alone offers excellent control for localized forms of psoriasis. Emollients. Liberal use of emollients to soften and hydrate the epidermis is a cornerstone of psoriasis therapy. Keratolytics. These agents remove scale, soften plaques, and e…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Psoriasis

An inflammatory disease of genetic nature that begins with red macules that quickly become nonscaly papules that in turn become scaly papules and plaques. If the process becomes widespread, an erythroderma results, and if it is accelerated, pustules…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Psoriasis: Clinical Overview

…hildren. Guttate (rain-drop like) variant of psoriasis is sometimes following streptococcal infection (upper respiratory infection). Erythroderma (generalized erythema) of psoriasis. Scalp psoriasis. Involvement of…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Psoriasis: Key Points

Key Points Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory disease which can affect the skin, joints and nails Psoriasis typically affects the scalp, ears, palms, soles, elbows, knees, and intergluteal cleft; it can result in erythroderma (generalized erythema…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Psoriasis: Clinical Cases

…lients daily Topical steroids only as needed Case 2 Palm/foot psoriasis 52-year-old woman with long-standing psoriasis involves both palms and soles Occasional painful fissures of the skin Partial improvement with super-potent topical steroid oi…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Psoriasis: References

…omparison of ustekinumab and etanercept for moderate-to-severe psoriasis. NEJM, 362(2):118-128. Menter A, Korman NJ, Elmets CA, et al. (2009) Guidelines of care for the management of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis: section 4. Guidelines of care fo…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Exfoliative Erythroderma: Overview

Overview Erythroderma is a clinical state that results from a variety of specific dermatologic disorders, including psoriasis, pityriasis rubra pilaris, contact dermatitis, atopic dermatitis, drug reactions, and cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, as well as…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Darier’s Disease: Initial Evaluation

Initial Evaluation Differential Diagnosis Psoriasis, including inverse psoriasis Seborrheic dermatitis Atopic dermatitis Tinea cruris…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Psoriasis

…es are fewer in the lower portion of the epidermis of pustular psoriasis than they are in papules of eruptive psoriasis. Last, a few words should be devoted to the subject of the K√∂ebner phenomenon (isomorphic effect) in psoriasis. K√∂ebnerization usu…

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