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IPC 2023 Think Tank Meeting Report Published in JID Innovations

Read key highlights from the 2023 International Psoriasis Council (IPC) Think Tank Meeting, summarizing the evolving understanding of psoriasis management, genetic insights, and treatment strategies presented in the Gunnar Lomholt Symposium. Access the full report on the IPC website and published in JID Innovations.

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Focus on Psoriasis: A Report from the 32nd European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology 2023 Congress (EADV)

Access the latest insights from the 32nd European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology 2023 Congress (EADV) in Berlin, Germany. This report covers significant updates on psoriasis, including the International Psoriasis Council’s Symposium and late-breaking sessions. Download the full EADV Congress Report for a comprehensive overview of psoriasis presentation and treatment advancements.

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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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Focus on Psoriasis: A Report from the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology 31st Annual Congress (EADV)

The European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (EADV) organized its 31st congress in Milano, Italy, under the parole “Designing the Future of Dermatology and Venereology.” The event took place from September 7 – 10, 2022, as a hybrid meeting with the option of attending virtually or in person. The following congress report includes fifteen summaries of presentations focusing on psoriasis. You can download the full report or read the summary.

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New Resources

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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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