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PsoProtect International Registry

PsoProtect is an international registry for clinicians to report outcomes of COVID-19 in individuals with psoriasis. The registry seeks to improve our understanding of how factors such as immunomodulator therapies and comorbidities impact outcomes to COVID-19 in psoriasis. This information will inform clinicians when assessing risk and treating COVID-19 in patients with psoriasis. 


recent publications on COVID-19 & PSORIASIS

A 46-year-old Caucasian male presented with psoriasis flare up, which occurred a day after second dose of COVID-19 Pfizer-BioNTech BNT16B2b2 mRNA vaccine. The patient had been suffering from plaque psoriasis for 24 years. During the last 21 months his psoriasis was completely clear (PASI 0 points) due to deucravacitinib treatment in the clinical trial. Before entering the clinical trial two years ago the severity of his psoriasis was assessed as PASI 18 points. For the last 48 weeks he has been...
The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19; caused by SARS-CoV-2) pandemic has affected the healthcare system on a global scale, and we utilized the Group for Research and Assessment of Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis (GRAPPA) 2020 annual meeting to examine how COVID-19 might affect patients with psoriatic disease (PsD) and the clinicians who care for them. Pressing issues and concerns identified included whether having psoriasis increased the risk of acquiring COVID-19, vaccine safety, and the...
Psoriasis is an immune-mediated dermatosis usually associated with comorbidities. Treatment varies from topicals to systemic drugs and data on susceptibility to viral infections in psoriatic patients are scarce. The objectives of this study were to analyze psoriatic patients on different therapies who were at risk for COVID-19 for seroprevalence of SARS-COV-2, pro-inflammatory cytokine profile, comorbidities and outcomes in order to unveil the immunological mechanisms involved in the anti-viral...


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