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What Is Psoriasis (cont.)

Authors and Editors

Author: Gary W. Cole, MD, FAAD

Editor: William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR

Previous contributing author and editors:

Author: Cindy Li, DO, Dermatologist and Cosmetic Surgeon, Department of Dermatology, St Barnabas Hospital, New York College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Editors: Dirk M Elston, MD, Consulting Staff, Department of Dermatology, Geisinger Medical Center; Mary L Windle, Pharm D, Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Pharmacy; Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine.com, Inc; William D James, MD, Program Director, Vice-Chair, Paul R Gross Professor, Department of Dermatology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.

REFERENCE:

Menter, Alan, et al. "Guidelines of Care for the Management of Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis." J Am Acad Dermatol May 2008: 826-850.


Last Editorial Review: 5/30/2012

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