Psoriasis

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Expiration Date

31 Dec 2023

Last Reviewed

1 Jan 2021

Estimated Time To Finish

60 Minutes

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Activity Description

Psoriasis is a chronic proliferative and inflammatory condition of the skin. It is characterized by erythematous plaques covered with silvery scales, particularly over the extensor surfaces, scalp, and lumbosacral region. This activity reviews the pathophysiology, presentation, and diagnosis of psoriasis and highlights the role of the interprofessional team in its management.

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This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of physicians.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the learner will be better able to:

  • Describe the subtypes of psoriasis.
  • Recall the presentation of a patient with psoriasis.
  • List the treatment and management options available for psoriasis.
  • Discuss interprofessional team strategies for improving care coordination and outcomes in patients with psoriasis.

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  • Internal Medicine
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  • Dermatopathology
American Board of Pediatrics
  • General Pediatrics

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  • Name: 'nail psoriasis.jpg' Attribution: Contributed by DermNetNZ
  • Name: 'plaque psoriasis.jpg' Attribution: Contributed by DermNetNZ
  • Name: 'psoriasis SATA.png' Attribution: Image courtesy S Bhimji MD
  • Name: 'psoriasis SV2.JPG' Attribution: Contributed by Dr. Shyam Verma, MBBS, DVD, FRCP, FAAD, Vadodara, India
  • Name: 'scalp psoriasis SV.JPG' Attribution: Contributed by Dr. Shyam Verma, MBBS, DVD, FRCP, FAAD, Vadodara, India

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Sadia M. on 11/18/2020

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It is a very good sum up of different forms of psoriasis and possibilities of treatment of this chronical disease.

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I need more details about PASI score and treatment modalities of psoriasis

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very informative activity

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Well done.

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