Psoriasis Features Archives
Topical corticosteroids and ultraviolet therapies are still proving to be strong competitors in psoriasis treatment.
Beta-blockers are known to induce or aggravate psoriasis and should be avoided in these patients whenever possible.
Half of the patients in the study were newly diagnosed with four or more symptoms of metabolic syndrome.
Anyone who decides to eliminate gluten from his or her diet should first consult a dietitian for guidance.
Subcutaneous ustekinumab safe and effective in patients previously treated with anti-TNF agents.
Warm saltwater gargles for sore throats and salt poultices for soft-tissue infections are two of many commonly used salt therapies.
Would it be beneficial to give suprapharmacologic doses of vitamin D3 in cases of severe psoriasis?
What treatment do you recommend for scrotal dermatitis?
Vitamin D promotes absorption of calcium in the intestine and maintains adequate serum phosphate and calcium concentrations.
Briakinumab appears to reduce the severity of psoriasis better than methotrexate in patients with moderate or severe disease.
Two patients present to the dermatology clinic with scaly pruritic lesions on the forearm. Can you differentiate between the two?
How can clinicians tell the difference between seborrheic dermatitis and scalp psoriasis?
Did a drug reaction cause bilateral lower-extermity edema in a patient with pityriasis rubra pilaris?
Have there been any reports in the literature linking improvement of psoriasis vulgaris with initiation of long-term, low-dose aspirin therapy, even when usual therapy has failed?
Are topical steroids appropriate for chronic psoriasiform dermatitis?
The patient's physical and psychological discomfort upset every aspect of his life.
Biologic agents, some of them already used for arthritis, are proving highly effective against this disfiguring disease. But there's a downside: high cost.
Unsightly skin can cause patients great anguish, raising their frustration with slow or ineffective therapies. This is the approach used by one expert.
Diagnosis and treatment advice for nails infected with psoriasis.
Duration and pattern of distribution within the family were the pertinent clues to diagnosis.