A recent study shows promising results for using ultrasound to examine hand tendon and joint inflammation in psoriatic arthritis patients.
Comorbidities Associated with Plaque Psoriasis
Researchers recently undertook an epidemiologic study to investigate the prevalence of palmoplantar pustulosis (PPP) and co-existing plaque psoriasis. Read what they discovered in this article.
Pediatric psoriasis patients may experience comorbidities, including psychiatric comorbidities, at a greater rate than children without the disease, according to a recent study.
Pruritus frequently afflicts psoriasis patients, but few studies explore the role of pruritus in regards to disease activity, pharmacotherapy or demographics. This study attempts to fill that gap.
It is well established that psoriasis is associated with cardiometabolic disease, though the reason why remains unclear. This study followed pregnant women and mothers with psoriasis over an 11 year period to gain insight into the link between the immune-mediated skin disease and cardiometabolic disease.
Psoriasis has been strongly linked to metabolic and Type 2 diabetes, but the exact relationship between psoriasis and Type 2 diabetes remains ambiguous. This study aimed to fill that gap.
A recent study discovered that body mass index (BMI) and age of disease onset may play a part in the development of hypertension in psoriatic arthritis and psoriasis. Read what researchers found in this article.
Researchers employed the the Citizen Pscientist, an online patient portal developed by the National Psoriasis Foundation, to investigate chronic sleep dysfunction prevalence in psoriasis. Read what they discovered in this article.
Psoriasis does not appear to impact fertility, but there are conflicting data on whether psoriasis itself affects the risk of pregnancy complications in women of childbearing age. This expert weighs in on the subject.
With the high incidence of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis among patients who are obese, it’s important for dermatologists to address weight and weight management. But, having that conversation is not always easy. Dr. Soltani-Arabshahi offers tips to help you talk to your psoriasis patients about their weight.