The new edition of a concise yet thorough illustrated review of the diagnosis and treatment of many forms of psoriasis now includes the many new therapies available and in development, as well as more material on psoriasis as a systemic disease and on comorbidities. This will be of interest to all dermatologists in training and practice, as well as primary care physicians.

chapter 1|4 pages

The history of psoriasis

ByM. Alan Menter, Bobbak Mansouri

chapter 2|6 pages


ByYusur Al-Nuaimi, Richard B. Warren

chapter 3|6 pages

Microscopic findings

ByJohn R. Griffin

chapter 4|14 pages


ByAnne M. Bowcock

chapter 5|8 pages


ByJaehwan Kim, James G. Krueger

chapter 6|6 pages

Other environmental risk factors

ByBrian Kirby, Rosalind Hughes

chapter 8|16 pages

Palmoplantar psoriasis

ByDario Kivelevitch, Bobbak Mansouri, M. Alan Menter

chapter 9|4 pages

Generalized pustular psoriasis

ByHervé Bachelez

chapter 10|4 pages

Inverse psoriasis and genital disease

ByIsabel Haugh, Caitriona Ryan

chapter 11|10 pages

Nail psoriasis

ByPhoebe Rich, Racheal Manhart

chapter 12|44 pages

Differential diagnoses of psoriasis

ByPeter Foley

chapter 13|10 pages

Genetics, immunology, and pathogenesis

ByArthur Kavanaugh, Tristan Boyd

chapter 14|6 pages

Psoriatic arthritis: Clinical manifestations

ByPeter Nash

chapter 15|10 pages

Pediatric psoriasis

ByJennifer Day, Amy S. Paller

chapter 16|8 pages

Cardiometabolic comorbidities

ByNehal N. Mehta

chapter 17|6 pages

Psychiatric comorbidities

ByJessica M. Donigan, Alexa B. Kimball

chapter 19|12 pages

Assessment and measurement of disease

ByJordan M. Thompson, Abrar A. Qureshi

chapter 20|10 pages

Current and future topical treatments for psoriasis

ByShivani Nanda, Linda Stein Gold

chapter 21|16 pages

Phototherapy and photochemotherapy

ByFarhaad R. Riyaz, Henry W. Lim

chapter 22|14 pages

Traditional systemic therapies and monitoring guidelines

ByMaria Polina Konstantinou, Carle Paul

chapter 23|8 pages

Current biologic therapies (including IL-17) and monitoring guidelines

ByBruce E. Strober, Jenna M. Wald

chapter 24|8 pages

Current and future oral small molecules

ByPeter Weisenseel, Kristian Reich

chapter 25|6 pages

Biologic therapies in the pipeline

ByMolly Campa, Pablo Michel, Caitriona Ryan

chapter 26|8 pages

Future directions and personalized medicine

ByCaitriona Ryan, Elliott Call

chapter 27|2 pages


ByCaitriona Ryan