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What is the difference between pustular psoriasis and plaque psoriasis? Although, plaque and pustular psoriasis can coexist or one may follow the other, the main distinguishing feature of pustular psoriasis is the appearance of pus spots surrounded by or on top of areas of red skin.
There is currently a considerable amount of research being undertaken to explore the psoriasis-heart connection more fully. Some researchers have described that psoriasis itself may be a risk factor for developing heart disease...
Whether you have psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis, are a healthcare professional or someone with an interest in psoriatic conditions, keeping up-to-date or just refreshing your knowledge couldn't be easier.er.
Recently updated information about methotrexate, advises patients to take precautions in the sun to avoid photosensitivity reactions. Photosensitivity reactions are known side effects of methotrexate treatment and can be severe.
In research published in Arthritis & Rheumatology, investigators developed and validated a tool called PRESTO, that identifies patients with psoriasis risk of developing psoriatic arthritis.
Some people with psoriasis report that they feel afraid to enter into new romantic relationships. They actively avoid relationships that may lead to sexual contact.
The vast majority of people developing psoriatic arthritis, have pre-existing psoriasis. Whilst studies have suggested that smoking, obesity, and heavy alcohol consumption, may make existing psoriasis worse, their relationship to psoriatic arthritis is unclear.
We understand how difficult it can be to manage people with psoriasis. To help support healthcare professionals we can provide FREE access to our 2023 updated online training. If you complete the end quiz, we will provide a free certificate too, which includes 10-hours of CPD points.
Some of the physical and psychological symptoms of psoriasis can cause restless or poor sleeping patterns. The following are some suggestions that could help you get to sleep even when you are experiencing psoriasis symptoms.
Well you may ask, apparently quite a lot according to new published data in Science Translational Medicine by the Inflammatory Arthritis Microbiota Consortium, based at the Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology in Oxford.