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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

…, refer patients to the dermatologist. Extensive severe scalp psoriasis If therapy for localized thick plaques fails refer patient to dermatologist to consider systemic therapy. Therapy of guttate psoriasis This type of psoriasis may follow streptoc…

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

…zed patches (mild) to complete body coverage (severe). Plaque psoriasis: Sharply-demarcated erythematous plaques with silvery scale. Facial involvement is rare in adults but more common in children. Guttate (rain-drop like) variant…

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

…-Emollients daily -Topical steroids only as needed 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…

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…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Guttate psoriasis vs. Guttate (dermatosis) parapsoriasis

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

Syphilis (Lues): Initial Evaluation

…virus Differential diagnosis of secondary syphilis Guttate psoriasis Pityriasis rosea Lymphomatoid papulosis Differential diagnosis of tertiary syphilis Sarcoidosis Cutaneous TB…

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…

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