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COVID-19 Impact: Decisions, decisions: Treating Psoriasis

April 9, 2020

Jashin J. Wu, MD, FAAD

Physicians need to carefully weigh the risks and benefits of treating psoriasis patients with biologics or immunosuppressant agents during the COVID-19 pandemic, says Jashin J. Wu, MD. Many factors affect this decision including the severity of the psoriasis as well as any underlying medical conditions that increase risk for a severe course of COVID-19 including diabetes, hypertension, or liver disease.

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