Joint AAD-NPF guidelines of care for the management and treatment of psoriasis with awareness and attention to comorbidities

Craig A. Elmets, Craig L. Leonardi, Dawn M.R. Davis, Joel M. Gelfand, Jason Lichten, Nehal N. Mehta, April W. Armstrong, Cody Connor, Kelly M. Cordoro, Boni E. Elewski, Kenneth B. Gordon, Alice B. Gottlieb, Daniel H. Kaplan, Arthur Kavanaugh, Dario Kivelevitch, Matthew Kiselica, Neil J. Korman, Daniela Kroshinsky, Mark Lebwohl, Henry W. LimAmy S. Paller, Sylvia L. Parra, Arun L. Pathy, Elizabeth Farley Prater, Reena Rupani, Michael Siegel, Benjamin Stoff, Bruce E. Strober, Emily B. Wong, Jashin J. Wu, Vidhya Hariharan*, Alan Menter

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Psoriasis is a chronic, inflammatory, multisystem disease that affects up to 3.2% of the US population. This guideline addresses important clinical questions that arise in psoriasis management and care, providing recommendations on the basis of available evidence.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1073-1113
Number of pages41
JournalJournal of the American Academy of Dermatology
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 2019



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  • Dermatology

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Elmets, C. A., Leonardi, C. L., Davis, D. M. R., Gelfand, J. M., Lichten, J., Mehta, N. N., Armstrong, A. W., Connor, C., Cordoro, K. M., Elewski, B. E., Gordon, K. B., Gottlieb, A. B., Kaplan, D. H., Kavanaugh, A., Kivelevitch, D., Kiselica, M., Korman, N. J., Kroshinsky, D., Lebwohl, M., ... Menter, A. (2019). Joint AAD-NPF guidelines of care for the management and treatment of psoriasis with awareness and attention to comorbidities. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 80(4), 1073-1113.