Overview of Plaque Psoriasis Treatment

1. A patient taking which of the following would not be a good candidate for phototherapy:
2. What is the main immunologic cell that causes psoriasis?
3. Where does the steroid receptor bind in the cell?
4. What drug(s) has/have a Pregnancy Category X?
5. What drug has been shown to improve psoriasis but worsen Crohn's disease?
6. What drug inhibits phosphodiesterase (PDE) 4?
7. What drug can produce cataracts when used around the eyes?
8. Which of the following is NOT a comorbid condition associated with psoriasis?
9. Which of the following types of psoriasis is characterized by small, salmon pink, dewdrop-like papules?
10. Which of the following types of psoriasis is the most common form?
11. Which of the following should be given after phototherapy?
12. Which agent is the most appropriate treatment option for a patient with mild plaque psoriasis?
13. Which agent is the most appropriate treatment option for a patient with refractory plaque psoriasis?
14. Which of the following topical therapies is most effective for plaque psoriasis?
15. Which of the following is the least effective topical treatment for plaque psoriasis?
16. The maximum duration during which high-potency topical steroids should be given is:
17. Which potency of topical corticosteroids is preferred when a large area of skin is involved?
18. Which of the following systemic agents requires laboratory monitoring?
19. Which of the following should be used with caution in the elderly?
20. Which of the following is the most effective tumor necrosis factor (TNF) alpha blocker?
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