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Pustular Psoriasis (cont.)

Pustular Psoriasis Support Groups and Counseling

Education is one of the foundations for managing this chronic and typically relapsing condition. People with psoriasis should be familiar with the treatment options in order to make proper informed decisions about therapy. The National Psoriasis Foundation is an excellent organization that provides support to people with psoriasis.

Where Can People Get More Information on Pustular Psoriasis?

National Psoriasis Foundation

American Academy of Dermatology

American Academy of Dermatology, PsoriasisNet

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Media file 2: Palmoplantar pustular psoriasis, a type of pustular psoriasis that appears on the palms of the hands or the soles of the feet.
Palmoplantar pustular psoriasis, a type of pustular psoriasis that appears on the palms of the hands or the soles of the feet.

REFERENCES:

Levin, Ethan C., et al. "Biologic Therapy in Erythodermic and Pustular Psoriasis." Journal of Drugs in Dermatology 13.3 March 2014: 342-354.

Posso-De Los Rios, Claudia J., et al. "A Systemic Review of Systemic Medications for Pustular Psoriasis in Pediatrics." Pediatric Dermatology (2014): 1-10.

Robinson, A., et al. "Treatment of pustular psoriasis: from the Medical Board of the National Psoriasis Foundation." J Am Acad Dermatol 67.2 Aug. 2012: 279-288.

Umezawa, Y., et al. "Therapeutic Guidelines for the Treatment of Generalized Pustular Psoriasis (GPP) Based on a Proposed Classification of Disease Severity." Arch Dermatol Res 295 (2003): S43-S54.

Viguier, M., et al. "Efficacy and safety of tumor necrosis factor inhibitors in acute generalized pustular psoriasis." Arch Dermatol 148.12 Dec. 2012: 1423-1425.


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