Psoriasis

Psoriasis

by Carlo Raj, MD, Brian Alverson, MD
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Psoriasis is a unique dermatologic disease.

Patients present with dusky red papules with silver scales. This is a chronic disease with a characteristic rash that usually appears on the knees, elbows, and scalp, or less commonly on other areas of the skin. Some patients develop psoriatic arthritis with inflammation of the joints.

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Course Details

  • Videos 2
  • Duration 0:18 h
  • Quiz questions 10
  • Articles 2

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Your Educators of course Psoriasis

 Carlo Raj, MD

Carlo Raj, MD

You probably know MD Edward Goljan and his Rapid Review Pathology Series. But do you know the "new" Goljan? His name is Carlo Raj and he is currently following his mentor's footsteps by presenting you pathology as you have never experienced before.

Carlo Raj has earned his MD at the Medical University of the Americas (MUA) and continued his medical career as professor of Pathophysiology at the Becker Professional Education, Chicago, USA, and as an international lecturer and author—both assisting MD Edward Goljan and later on his own. Today he teaches at Becker Professional Education and is also CEO of Indus Intellect, whose goal it is to spread medical knowledge across the globe.

 Brian Alverson, MD

Brian Alverson, MD

Brian Alverson, MD is the Director for the Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine at Hasbro Children's Hospital and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Brown University in Providence, RI. He has been active in pediatric education and research for 15 years.He has won over 25 teaching awards at two Ivy League Medical Schools. He is an author of the book "Step Up to Pediatrics" and over 40 peer reviewed articles. Dr. Alverson has extensive experience in preparing students for the USMLE exams and has test writing experience as well.


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very helpful
By rene p. on 28. August 2018 for Psoriasis

HE HAS TAKEN THE BEST EFFORT IN EXPLAINING THE TOPIC AND HAS PRESENTED IT WELL AND IN A STUDENT FRIENDLY MANNER.

 
Nice overview.
By Vidar d. on 01. April 2018 for Seborrheic Dermatitis, Psoriasis and Impetigo in Children

Nice summary of most common rashes in children. Nice recap questions.

 
Love this guy!
By Paige V. on 04. March 2018 for Psoriasis

Love this guy! Easy to listen to. Puts emphasis on important points. And occasionally says something surprisingly funny. "Rubber Baby Bumper Buggies" lol