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Recognizing Clinical Gaps in Skin of Color Patients

In this enlightening blog post, Dr. Andrew Alexis, an esteemed Professor of Clinical Dermatology, delves into the intricacies of diagnosing and treating psoriasis in skin of color patients. He highlights the challenges these patients face, the impact on their quality of life, and provides essential treatment recommendations for pigmentary sequelae. Moreover, Dr. Alexis sheds light on the pressing need for inclusive clinical trials to improve psoriasis care in diverse populations. This comprehensive article offers invaluable insights for healthcare providers and patients alike.

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Treatment and Clinical Considerations in the Context of Skin of Color

Discover the latest insights on psoriasis treatment for individuals with skin of color in our comprehensive blog post. Learn about effective topical therapies, phototherapy, and systemic agents for both mild and severe psoriasis cases. Find out the practical implications of treating psoriasis in diverse ethnic groups, including considerations for hypo- or hyper-pigmentation risks. Explore the differences in treatment responses and side effect profiles in non-white patients for oral agents and biologic treatments. Stay informed about advancements in psoriasis treatment for skin of color and future perspectives. Get expert tips to optimize care for patients of all backgrounds.

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Prevalence, Clinical Presentations, Disease Severity Appreciation, and Assessment of Psoriasis in the Context of Skin of Color

This blog post provides a comprehensive overview of psoriasis in individuals with skin of color. It explores the prevalence of psoriasis in different ethnic groups worldwide and highlights potential underestimations due to healthcare barriers. The article discusses genetic variations in psoriasis susceptibility among ethnic groups and the challenges in diagnosing psoriasis in darker-skinned individuals. It emphasizes the need for inclusive dermatology education and resources that incorporate skin of color to improve clinical competency. The impact of psoriasis on quality of life, specifically in non-white individuals, and the importance of developing better measurement tools for diverse ethnicities are examined. The blog post also addresses treatment approaches for psoriasis in diverse ethnic populations and the ongoing efforts to include patients of different ethnicities in clinical trials.

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Psoriasis and the Pandemic: Lessons Learned from PsoProtect

The spread of COVID-19 in early 2020 brought many concerns and questions about COVID-19 and psoriasis. To help address these concerns dermatologists and researchers created PsoProtect and PsoProtectMe — two global registries aimed at understanding the impact of the pandemic on people with psoriasis. Co-directors of PsoProtect and PsoProtectMe, Catherine Smith and Satveer Mahil, speak about the data collection process and findings from these global registries.

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Psoriasis in Older Patients: Key Considerations and Best Practices for Effective Management

Teledermatology in Taiwan: Reaching Psoriasis Patients in Remote Areas

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