psoriatic arthritis

Pediatric Verrucous Psoriasis: A Case Report in a Pediatric Patient
Pediatric Verrucous Psoriasis
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
Verrucous psoriasis (VP) is a rare histologic variant of psoriasis. To date, fewer than 40 cases have been reported, with pediatric cases representing an exceedingly small fraction. Treatment options are limited, and the disease is often refractory to conventional methods. Herein, JDD authors Samantha Sherkin OMS-IV, Christian Summa OMS-IV, David Crasto DO, Zackary Whitney DO, Lazlo Karai MD PhD, …
The Many Faces of Psoriasis | Part 2
psoriasis
by Lauren C. Payne, MD, MS, FAAD on
Did you know that psoriasis doesn’t just present on the arms, legs, and trunk? It can also appear in non-conventional locations (aka “special site” psoriasis) including the scalp, face, and body folds (such as the axillary, inframammary, and inguinal fields, and intergluteal clefts). In the skin folds, psoriasis is also referred to as “inverse psoriasis.” In darker skin types, the areas …
Combined Dermatology/Rheumatology Clinics | The Experts Weigh In
Combined Dermatology/Rheumatology Clinics
by Allison Sit on
Everyday Health recently posted an article about the benefits of combined dermatology and rheumatology clinics in the treatment of psoriatic arthritis. Does research show a patient care benefit? What are ways dermatology and rheumatology providers can work better together outside of a combined clinic model? For expert advice, I reached out to Brad Glick, DO, MPH, clinical assistant professor …
Pediatric Scaling Diseases: An Approach to Pediatric Psoriasis
Pediatric Psoriasis
by Jacqueline McKesey, MD, MS on
Dr. Lawrence F. Eichenfield, meeting co-chair for the 17th Annual Women’s and Pediatric Dermatology Seminar, kicked off session III with a superb talk titled “Scaling the Heights…and Below, Pediatric Scaling Diseases: Psoriasis and Others”,  giving us a bird’s eye view on the old and the new regarding pediatric psoriasis. Dr. Eichenfield is a complete rock star and served as a valued …
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 …