Abby Van Voorhees, Author at Dermatology Advisor

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Psoriasis: Erythrodermic and Pustular Variants

Psoriasis, Erythrodermic and Pustular variants, ICD-9 696.1 Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory skin disease process involving immune-mediated cutaneous inflammation and keratinocyte proliferation. The diagnosis is based upon a combination of both history and physical examination parameters. Typically, psoriasis is characterized by scaly, erythematous patches, papules, and plaques that are…

Psoriasis

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory skin disease process involving immune-mediated cutaneous inflammation and keratinocyte proliferation. The diagnosis is based upon a combination of both history and physical examination parameters. Typically, psoriasis is characterized by scaly, erythematous patches, papules, and plaques that are often pruritic and can be painful. The…

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