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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a chronic, immune-mediated polygenic skin disorder affecting approximately 2% of the population.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Psoriasis

…involvement (anterior uveitis). Other clinical subtypes may be folliculocentric in so-called psoriasis follicularis, linear psoriasis, psoriasis in the diaper area or so-called “napkin” psoriasis, and verrucous or rupioid psoriasis (accentuation…

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Psoriasis: Principles of Psoriasis Management

…ly significant toxicity its use must be limited to one-year periods. Indication: Generalized plaque psoriasis, erythrodermic psoriasis, and psoriasis of the palms and soles in immunocompetent patients who have failed other therapies. Cyclosporine is…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Psoriasis

…involvement (anterior uveitis). Other clinical subtypes may be folliculocentric in so-called psoriasis follicularis, linear psoriasis, psoriasis in the diaper area or so-called “napkin” psoriasis, and verrucous or rupioid psoriasis (accentuation…

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Psoriasis: References

…ews/article/158562/psoriatic-arthritis/here-comes-bimekizumab-newest-il-17-inhibitor?channel=281&utm_source=News_DERM_sf-psoriasis_022118_F&utm_medium=email&utm_content=Psoriasis:%20Here%20comes%20bimekizumab. Accessed May 11, 2018….

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Psoriasis: Clinical Overview

…oriasis is sometimes following streptococcal infection (upper respiratory infection). Erythroderma (generalized erythema) of psoriasis Scalp psoriasis Involvement of the palms/ soles is common and may be the only manifestation of psoriasis. Nail…

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Psoriasis: Key Points

…phototherapy, systemic immunosuppressive or retinoid therapies. Systemic corticosteroids can lead to initial improvement of psoriasis with a rebound worsening upon steroid taper, and should be avoided. Epidemiology Psoriasis affects around 2% of…

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Psoriasis: Clinical Cases

…ed; lesions resolved with only minimal persistent erythema Emollients 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…

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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…

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Pruritus Ani: Clinical Cases

…topical steroids. In light of the persistent pruritus as well as extensive involvement of psoriasis elsewhere on the body, the patient was started on biological therapy with adalimumab at typical psoriasis dosaging. (hyperlink word psoriasis to…

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Seborrheic Dermatitis: Key Points

…t with sun exposure. Seborrheic dermatitis frequently coexists or is overlapping with other skin diseases such as rosacea or psoriasis (sebopsoriasis). In children, seborrheic dermatitis can present as “cradle cap” (frontal and parietal scalp…

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