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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

…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: Treatment

…ic patients. Emerging Therapies There are dozens of novel drugs at various stages of clinical investigation for the treatment of psoriasis. For the latest information on drugs in clinical development, visit the National Psoriasis Foundation at…

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Psoriasis: References

…ions. Am Fam Physician. 2014;90(10):702-710. Armstrong AW, Siegel MP, Bagel J, et al. From the Medical Board of the National Psoriasis Foundation: Treatment targets for plaque psoriasis. J Am Acad Dermatol.2017;76(2):290-298. Menter A, Korman NJ,…

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Psoriasis: Introduction

…plaques are smaller and thinner and develop more commonly on the face and flexor surfaces, but can appear anywhere.3 Napkin psoriasis refers to psoriasis affecting the diaper area in young infants. is Lesions of psoriasis may be painful or severely…

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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…

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Psoriasis: Clinical Cases

…y. He lost his medical insurance and did not have access to clinical evaluation or prescription medications for 6 months His psoriasis is now almost generalized No joint involvement He reports chills, shaking, without fevers He has no other medical…

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Psoriasis: Initial Evaluation

…ry scale. Facial involvement is rare in adults but more common in children. Scalp psoriasis affects 45%-56% of patients with psoriasis.7 Palmar-plantar psoriasis affects 12%-16% of patients with psoriasis.7 Nail involvement is common, affecting up…

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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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