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Improving treatment options for childhood psoriasis
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Last updated:25th Jun 2021
Published:4th Jul 2020
Are you doing enough for your paediatric patients with moderate-to-severe psoriasis? The burden of psoriasis is greatest for our youngest patients, like Mia, but current treatment options are limited. Find out how that is set to change.

This Learning Zone introduces you to our young patient Mia who along with our paediatric psoriasis experts , helps us to describe the burden of childhood psoriasis for patients and their families, particularly the difficulties around diagnosis, comorbidities and limited treatment options. 

Mia’s treatment history helps us describe the current treatments available and we also look to the future for Mia using a summary of the clinical trials of more targeted treatments underway.

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