Call to take psoriasis seriously

Experts are pushing for greater recognition of psoriasis in a bid to boost treatment, follow-up and awareness of the potential for serious complications.

New guidance by an Australian panel warned that many patients with moderate to severe psoriasis receive inadequate care, partly due to a perception that the condition is benign.

The panel urged doctors to closely follow up on prescribed treatments, ideally within 6-12 weeks for topical therapy. If the