Psoriasis

Epidemiology

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Diagnosis

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Clinical

Pulmonary Manifestations

  • Interstitial Pulmonary Fibrosis (see Interstitial Lung Disease-Etiology, [[Interstitial Lung Disease-Etiology]])
    • Epidemiology: occurs in cases with psoriatic spondylitis
    • Diagnosis
      • CXR/Chest CT: upper lobe pulmonary fibrosis (similar to changes seen in ankylosing spondylitis)
    • Clinical: presents similarly to the ILD of ankylosing spondylitis

Rheumatologic Manifestations

  • Psoriatic Arthritis
    • Epidemiology
      • Occurs in 7% of psoriasis cases
      • Presents with DIP and PIP involvement (with negative RF)
    • Clinical

Dermatologic Manifestations

  • Plaques

Treatment

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References

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