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Methotrexate vs tumor necrosis factor inhibitors for pediatric psoriasis

Methotrexate vs tumor necrosis factor inhibitors for pediatric psoriasis

Medication-related adverse events occur more frequently with methotrexate in children with moderate to severe psoriasis.

Severe psoriasis linked to higher mortality risk

Patients with psoriasis whose disease affects >10% of their body surface area (BSA) are at an increased risk for death compared with the general population.

Sleep disturbance in psoriasis leads to psychological and physical predictors

Sleep complaints among individuals with psoriasis warrant greater clinical attention, as they have a greater chance for developing obstructive sleep apnea.

Opinion

What is it about dialysis that improves psoriasis?

Go gluten-free for psoriasis?


Anyone who decides to eliminate gluten from his or her diet should first consult a dietitian for guidance.

Gluten-free diet or vitamin D supplementation for psoriasis?

Would it be beneficial to give suprapharmacologic doses of vitamin D3 in cases of severe psoriasis?

Features

Current and emerging medications for psoriasis

Current and emerging medications for psoriasis

A number of therapeutic options exist for patients with psoriasis, including phototherapy and systemic and biologic agents.

Multiple dermatologic rashes complicate psoriasis diagnosis

Multiple dermatologic rashes complicate psoriasis diagnosis

The dermatitis patient can be extremely complex in their presentation, as well as have multiple dermatoses complicating the diagnosis.

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