Title

Joint AAD-NPF Guidelines of care for the management and treatment of psoriasis with topical therapy and alternative medicine modalities for psoriasis severity measures

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

7-30-2020

Publication Title

Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology

Abstract

Psoriasis is a chronic, inflammatory, multisystem disease which affects up to 3.2% of the U.S population. This guideline addresses important clinical questions that arise in psoriasis management and care and provides recommendations based on the available evidence. The treatment of psoriasis with topical agents and with alternative medicine (AM) will be reviewed, emphasizing treatment recommendations and the role of dermatologists in monitoring and educating patients regarding benefits as well as risks that may be associated. This guideline will also address the severity assessment methods of psoriasis in adults.

PubMed ID

32738429

ePublication

ePub ahead of print

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