Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory skin disease that affects 8 million people in the US and is associated with significant comorbidities such as cardiovascular disease and psoriatic arthritis.1 Psoriatic arthritis occurs in approximately 1 in 5 patients with psoriasis and may cause irreversible joint damage if untreated.2
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Pourali SP, Nshuti L, Dusetzina SB. Out-of-Pocket Costs of Specialty Medications for Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis Treatment in the Medicare Population. JAMA Dermatol. 2021;157(10):1239–1241. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2021.3616
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