IL-23 inhibitors

Patient Buzz: Psoriasis Patients & Eye Health
psoriasis patients
by Allison Sit on
Everyday Health recently wrote an article about eye health in people with psoriasis. According to the article, about 10 percent of psoriasis patients develop problems with their eyes, including uveitis, blepharitis, conjunctivitis and iritis. For tips on how to best care for and advise psoriasis patients, I reached out to George Han, MD, PhD, director of clinical dermatology and teledermat …
Successful Use of Tildrakizumab for Treatment of Palmoplantar Pustulosis
Palmoplantar Pustulosis
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
Palmoplantar pustulosis (PPP) is a rare, recurrent skin disorder that presents a major challenge to clinical therapy. JDD author Danilo C. Del Campo, MD, FAAD reports a case of a 69-year-old woman with a 20-year history of psoriasis with skin manifestations and clinical and pathologic features consistent with PPP. After intolerance to apremilast and unsuccessful use of topical corticosteroids and …
IL-23 Inhibitors for Psoriasis Therapeutic Cheat Sheet
IL-23 Inhibitors
by Blair Allais, MD on
Psoriasis involves a complex inflammatory cascade mediated by various cytokine effectors. Over the past fifteen years, treatment options have evolved to include biologic medications that provide targeted inhibition of various pathways. IL-23 has emerged as an important inflammatory cytokine in the pathogenesis of psoriasis. We continue our series, Therapeutic Cheat Sheet, with a closer look at IL- …