When should a PCP refer a patient with pustular psoriasis to a dermatologist?

Video Journal of Biomedicine | Animated Videos
Video Journal of Biomedicine (2021) doi: 10.2217/vjbm-2021-0004

Pustular psoriasis is a rare and chronic autoinflammatory skin disease that can be difficult to diagnose. With many patients with pustular psoriasis initially seeing their primary care provider, this video guide describes the reasons for referring patients with pustular psoriasis to the dermatologist and the role of the dermatologist in managing patients with this disorder.

The content of this video is based on the authors’ recent article, ‘A brief guide to pustular psoriasis for primary care providers’, published in Postgraduate Medicine, and is intended as a resource for primary care providers.

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A brief guide to pustular psoriasis for primary care providers
Jeffrey Crowley, David Pariser and Paul Yamauchi
Postgraduate Medicine 133(3), 330-344 (2020) DOI: 10.1080/00325481.2020.1831315