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Psoriasis

The Impact of Nail Psoriasis in Patients With Psoriatic Arthritis

Jul 15, 2021

Nail psoriasis is considered one of the six disease domains of psoriatic arthritis (PsA) and may precede the disease by many years. The prevalence of nail disease in patients with PsA ranges from 41% ...

Out-of-pocket costs for patients with psoriasis in an outpatient dermatology referral service.

Jun 07, 2021

Psoriasis is a chronic disease that derives great costs to the health care system. In Colombia, due to deficiencies in this system, patients are more likely to incur in out-of-pocket expenses; money t...

The Impact of Enthesitis by Body Site in Patients With Psoriatic Arthritis

May 28, 2021

Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) is an inflammatory rheumatic disease with diverse manifestations, including axial skeleton disorders, nail and skin changes, peripheral joint inflammation, enthesitis, and/or...

Cost-of-illness of atopic dermatitis in Germany: data from dermatology routine care.

May 24, 2021

Progress in the management of atopic dermatitis (AD) and the recent introduction of the first biologic have raised interest in the costs of treating AD.Since there is a lack of recent data, the object...

Effectiveness of interdisciplinary combined dermatology-gastroenterology-rheumatology clinical care compared to usual care in patients with immune-mediated inflammatory diseases: a parallel group, non-blinded, pragmatic randomised trial.

May 24, 2021

Immune-mediated inflammatory diseases (IMIDs) are associated with reduced health-related quality of life (HRQol), increased risk of somatic and psychiatric comorbidities and reduced socioeconomic stat...

Use of calcium channel blockers in dermatology: a narrative review.

May 17, 2021

: Calcium channel blockers (CCB) are commonly used for cardiovascular diseases. The evidence supporting the use of CCB in dermatology is mostly anecdotal and limited to case reports or small case seri...

What Factors Influence on Dermatology-Related Life Quality of Psoriasis Patients in South Korea?

Apr 29, 2021

This descriptive study aimed to identify factors that can influence the quality of life of psoriasis patients. A total of 118 psoriasis outpatients completed a questionnaire consisting of the Dermatol...

CME/CE: Exploring the Link Between Psoriasis & Colorectal Cancer

Apr 22, 2021

This course discusses an appraisal of the evidence on the relationship between psoriasis and colorectal cancer via a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies that examined this ass...

The Association Between Psoriasis & Vascular Dementia

Apr 20, 2021

“Psoriasis has been linked with a variety of systemic disorders, including cardiovascular (CV) conditions, which may predispose patients to developing dementia,” explains Megan Lam, BSc. “While ...

Assessing Modifiable Psoriatic Arthritis Risk Factors

Apr 15, 2021

Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) is a progressive and destructive inflammatory arthritis that affects approximately one-third of patients with psoriasis following an average of 7 years of psoriasis onset. Th...

Socioeconomic impact of high-cost drugs in Brazilian dermatology. Legal and financial aspects, and impact on clinical practice.

Apr 01, 2021

The technological advancement of the pharmaceutical industry, resulting from the techniques of molecular biology and expansion of the knowledge of immunopathogenesis, has modified the therapeutic arse...

Relative changes in the pattern of diseases presenting in dermatology outpatient clinic in the era of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jan 18, 2021

As an increasing number of COVID-19 cases, there were changes in the number of patients who attended the dermatology outpatient clinics. We aimed to investigate the change profiles of dermatologic dis...

Live-interactive teledermatology program in Taiwan: One-year experience serving a district hospital in rural Taitung County.

Dec 31, 2020

Population aging and unequal accessibility of health care are increasingly important in developed countries. One strategy to overcome these issues is utilizing telemedicine, which is recently made pos...

The Bidirectional Association Between Psoriasis & OSA

Dec 08, 2020

With psoriasis and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) sharing various comorbidities and having a common pathogenesis of inflammatory and immune imbalance, many studies have examined the association between...

The Impact of Chronic Inflammation in Psoriasis

Dec 07, 2020

Evidence indicates that psoriasis is associated with increased systemic and vascular inflammation, heightened prevalence of cardiovascular (CV) risk factors, and obesity, which all accelerates the dev...

Effect of in-office samples on dermatologists' prescribing habits: a retrospective review.

Nov 19, 2020

The relationship between physicians and pharmaceutical companies has caused the medical community to question the degree to which pharmaceutical interactions and incentives can influence physicians' p...

Exploring the Link Between Psoriasis & Colorectal Cancer

Nov 17, 2020

Data indicate that psoriasis is one of the most common immune-mediated disorders, affecting approximately 0.5% to 11.4% of adults worldwide and significantly impacting patient’s quality of life. Oth...

Dermatology Part 2: Ichthyoses and Psoriasis.

Nov 02, 2020

Acute and chronic inflammatory skin diseases are frequent in childhood and may be hereditary or acquired. In this context, ichthyosis is rather a symptom than a defined disease as scaling is accompany...

Great green tea ingredient? A narrative literature review on epigallocatechin gallate and its biophysical properties for topical use in dermatology.

Oct 26, 2020

The purpose of this review is to examine epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG) regarding its stability in different conditions (pH-value, concentration, temperature), its interactions with common cosmetic...

May COVID-19 outbreaks lead to a worsening of skin chronic inflammatory conditions?

Oct 22, 2020

The emergence of the novel betaCoronavirus has raised serious concerns due to the virus rapid dissemination worldwide. Many areas throughout the world are now experiencing the COVID 19 outbreaks with ...

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