Classification of facial psoriasis based on the distributions of facial lesions. 4Fullerton, S.H., Orenberg, E.K. Facial involvement as a marker of severe psoriasis. Y.B., Youn, J.I. Facial psoriasis: comparison of patients with and without facial involvement. 15: Park JY, Rim JH, Choe YB, Youn JI. Hyun Rim J, Beom Choe Y, Il Youn J. Facial psoriasis: comparison of patients with and without facial involvement. 7 Park JY, Rim JH, Choe YB, Youn JI. Facial psoriasis: Comparison of patients with and without facial involvement. J Am Acad Dermatol 2004; 50(4): 582-4.
In a dermatology department, almost one-third of psoriasis patients are in the pediatric age group. Involvement of the face in psoriasis is not uncommon. Wang Z, Tang ZY, Yin Z, Wei YB, Liu LF, Yan B, Zhou KQ, Nian YQ, Gao YL, Yang JR. Mucosal involvement is common but visceral disease is uncommon (affecting about 10 at diagnosis) and investigation for such involvement is not necessary in the absence of symptoms. Widespread or recalcitrant warts may occur on the oral mucosa, the face, the perianal region and the female genital tract. There may well be miliary TB and this can involve the skin. Patients with HIV infection with primary syphilis tend to have multiple ulcers compared with patients who are not infected with HIV. There are no controlled trials of systemic therapies in this age group, most experience being with retinoids and methotrexate with favorable results. In a study of 419 patients of childhood psoriasis from North India, it constituted 0. Facial involvement in children is a frequent observation in majority of the reports varying from 18 to 46.
Comparison of Treatment Goals for Moderate-to-Severe Psoriasis between Korean Dermatologists and the European Consensus Report. Facial psoriasis: comparison of patients with and without facial involvement. The economic burden of psoriasis has not yet been evaluated in Greece. Ford DE: Role of depression in quality of life for patients with psoriasis. A strong HLA association is described for psoriasis, but not for atopic dermatitis. The disease usually begins in infancy and early childhood, and infants with AD are prone to weeping inflammatory patches and crusted areas on the face, neck, extensor surfaces and groin. Upper: comparison of clinical features seen in psoriasis and atopic dermatitis.
Treating Pediatric Plaque Psoriasis: Challenges And Solutions
Photodynamic therapy (PDT), sometimes called photochemotherapy, is a form of phototherapy involving light and a photosensitizing chemical substance, used in conjunction with molecular oxygen to elicit cell death (phototoxicity). In both cases the interaction is with readily oxidisable or reducible substrates. ALA accumulates more rapidly in comparison to other intravenously administered sensitisers.