Therapeutics II - Dermatology

  1. Chronic, systemic inflammatory disease characterized by pruritic plaques and scales; T-lymphocyte mediated.
    psoriasis
  2. Most common immune-meduiated inflammatory disease in North America and Europe affecting males and females equally.
    Psoriasis
  3. When is the majority age of onset of psoriasis?
    before the age of 40
  4. What are the two peak ages of psoriasis?
    • 20-30 years
    • 50-60 years
  5. What are some internal factors in the etiology of psoriasis?
    • -familial tendencies (i.e. monozygotic twins)
    • -PSORS1 gene
    • -IL-23 gene
    • -TNF-alpha gene
  6. Acrodermatitis of Hallopeau
    pustule with red scaly base on the ends of fingertips and toes
  7. Erythrodermic psoriasis
    bright red skin, extreme itchiness, and the appearance of a burn
  8. Pustular
    red, swollen, pus filled bumps
  9. Guttate
    small red spots, on trunk arms and legs
  10. Plaque psoriasis
    most common, red, white, scaly patches
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mbailey585
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Therapeutics II - Dermatology
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Therapeutics, Dermatology
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