Plaque Psoriasis

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Promising Phase 3 Trial Results for Ixekizumab for the Treatment of Psoriatic Arthritis
Patients in the SPIRIT-P1 trial with active psoriatic arthritis treated with ixekizumab achieved significant improvement as measured by ACR20 compared to patients who received placebo.
Docs Want to Demote Dr. Oz
TV Host Mehmet Oz, MD has survived professionally despite criticism of his promotion of questionable weight loss remedies. In the latest assault, 10 physicians publicized a letter they wrote the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons' dean, protesting Oz's faculty appointment in the department of surgery.
Guttate Psoriasis As a Prognostic Marker for Plaque Psoriasis
The first guttate psoriasis (GP) episode, which is often triggered by an acute infection such as streptococcal pharyngitis, often results in patients developing chronic plaque psoriasis, according to research presented at the 73rd American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting.
Psoriasis and Tonsillectomy: Budding Relationhip?
Patients with plaque psoriasis often experience clear improvement in their skin conditions after undergoing tonsillectomy.
Young Man with a Rash on His Chest
This 29-year-old man came in for a wellness evaluation but notes having had this rash for 8 years. Occasionally it itches, but otherwise is asymptomatic and he has had no treatment for it to date. He does not take any medications and has no significant past medical history.
Treatment of Plaque Psoriasis Taking Big Steps Forward Part 2
While several new treatment options for plaque psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis have launched in recent years, there is still much work to be done in the field to help patients through long stretches of care.
Treatment of Plaque Psoriasis Taking Big Steps Forward
The array of medications and treatments for plaque psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis continues to expand, giving doctors and patients more choices when deciding on a management plan.

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