Evidence base: Psoriasis

A summary of the evidence behind the diagnosis and management of psoriasis

Approximately 2% of the UK population is affected by psoriasis (Photograph: SPL)
Approximately 2% of the UK population is affected by psoriasis (Photograph: SPL)

Clinical trials

  • Rott S, Mrowietz U. Recent developments in the use of biologics in psoriasis and autoimmune disorders. The role of autoantibodies. BMJ 2005; 330: 716-20.

Guidelines

Key texts

  • Weller R, Hunter J, Savin J et al. Clinical Dermatology (fourth edition). Oxford, Blackwell Publishing, 2008.
  • Cox N, English J. British Association of Dermatologists' Management Guidelines. Chichester, Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.
Contributed by consultant dermatologist Dr Anshoo Sahota and Susana Tettey

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