Chronic, noncontagious, inflammatory skin condition
Disease of hyperproliferation
Recently classified as an autoimmune disease
Presents with erythematous plaques with silver scaling
Long standing area of scaling erythema
May give a history of previous diagnosis of psoriasis
May be mildly pruritic
May relate to one of the above triggers
Maintain universal precautions
IV access and pain control as necessary
General resuscitation efforts aimed at correcting fluid and electrolyte abnormal...
Patients with pustular psoriasis are at risk for severe systemic infections
Patients with erythrodermic psoriasis are at risk for dehydration and may need to be treated similarly to...
Busch AL, Landau JM, Moody MN, et al. Pediatric psoriasis. Skin Therapy Lett. 2012;17:5–7.
Cohen SN, Baron SE, Archer CB, et al. Guidance on the diagnosis and clinical manageme...
696.0 Psoriatic arthropathy
696.1 Other psoriasis
L40.0 Psoriasis vulgaris
L40.4 Guttate psoriasis
L40.9 Psoriasis, unspecified
L40.1 Generalized pustular psoriasis
L40.50 Arthropathic psoria...
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