The American Academy of Dermatology and National Psoriasis Foundation published joint guidelines for the management and treatment of psoriasis with phototherapy in the September issue of the Journal of American Academy of Dermatology. These guidelines were formed from expert opinion and review of the current literature. Authors focused on the following modalities: narrowband ultraviolet light (NB-UVB), broadband ultraviolet B (BB-UVB), PUVA, Photodynamic therapy (PDT), grenz ray therapy, climatotherapy, visible light therapy, goeckerman therapy and pulsed dye laser/intense pulsed light. Discover more in the slide deck below.
For more insights on recent guideines for psoriasis care, read these:
- New guidelines strongly support the use of a wide range of biologics to treat cases of psoriasis that are insufficiently resolved despite treatment with topical therapy, phototherapy or both.
- Guidelines warn dermatologists that a wide range of medical conditions are linked to psoriasis and offer recommendations for care and advising patients.
- First comorbidity screening guidelines for pediatric psoriasis offers consensus recommendations around obesity, diabetes, hypertension and more.
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Elmets, Craig A., et al. Joint American Academy of Dermatology–National Psoriasis Foundation guidelines of care for the management and treatment of psoriasis with phototherapy. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2019;81(3):775–804