Psoriasis – Top USMLE Diseases

Psoriasis – Top USMLE Diseases

by Carlo Raj, MD, Brian Alverson, MD, Charles Vega, MD

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 3
  • Duration 0:22 h
  • Quiz questions 13
  • Articles 1

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Your Educators of course Psoriasis – Top USMLE Diseases

 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 international lecturer and author—both assisting MD Edward Goljan and later on his own. Today he is 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.

 Charles Vega, MD

Charles Vega, MD

Dr. Vega has over 20 years of experience in patient care and has led hundreds of didactics on clinical issues. He was also proud to receive a rare medical teaching fellowship that gave him highly valuable insight on curriculum design and learner engagement. Finally, he just loves teaching.


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IT COULDNT BE BETTER!
By ANDRES R. on 24. October 2019 for Generalized Rashes: Nummular Eczema, Pityriasis Rosea and Psoriasis

Rashes are very common in the outpatient setting, I've seen a lot in the urgent care. Thank you very much for summarizing, all that information.

 
Very helpful
By Sonya M. on 07. April 2019 for Psoriasis

The derm lectures have been surprisingly helpful and as always Dr Raj keeps it clear, funny, and to the point.

 
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.