Recommendations for a patient-centered approach to the assessment and treatment of scalp psoriasis: a consensus statement from the Asia Scalp Psoriasis Study Group.

@article{Frez2014RecommendationsFA,
  title={Recommendations for a patient-centered approach to the assessment and treatment of scalp psoriasis: a consensus statement from the Asia Scalp Psoriasis Study Group.},
  author={Maria Lorna F Frez and Pravit Asawanonda and Chalukya N Gunasekara and Chuankeng Koh and Steven King-fan Loo and Hazel Hweeboon Oon and Vu Hong Thai and T W Tsai and Sang Woong Youn},
  journal={The Journal of dermatological treatment},
  year={2014},
  volume={25 1},
  pages={38-45}
}
BACKGROUND International consensus statements on the management of scalp psoriasis are available, but no such recommendations exist for Asia. METHODS The Asia Scalp Psoriasis Study Group (ASPSG) met in May 2011 to review the epidemiologic pattern of scalp psoriasis in Southeast Asia and to develop Asia-specific recommendations for its management. RESULTS The overall prevalence of psoriasis in Asia is <0.3%, but 75-90% have scalp involvement, whether isolated or with lesions elsewhere, which… CONTINUE READING