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1.  Patient education: Psoriasis (Beyond the Basics) - UpToDate. https://www.uptodate.com/contents/psoriasis-beyond-the-basics. Accessed October 6, 2020. 
2.  Treating Skin of Color: National Psoriasis Foundation. https://www.psoriasis.org/advance/treating-skin-of-color/. Accessed October 6, 2020. 
3.  Dermatology Secrets Plus - 5th Edition. https://www.elsevier.com/books/dermatology-secrets-plus/fitzpatrick/978-0-323-31355-1. Accessed October 6, 2020. 
4.  Psoriasis in Patients of Color: Differences in Morphology, Clinical Presentation, and Treatment | MDedge Dermatology. https://www.mdedge.com/dermatology/article/226947/mixed-topics/psoriasis-patients-color-differences-morphology-clinical. Accessed October 22, 2020. 
5.  Nair PA, Badri T. Psoriasis. StatPearls Publishing; 2020. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28846344. Accessed October 6, 2020. 
6.  Clinical Review. www.cfp.ca. Accessed October 23, 2020. 
7.  Erythrodermic psoriasis in adults - UpToDate. https://www.uptodate.com/contents/erythrodermic-psoriasis-in-adults?search=psoriasis&topicRef=5664&source=see_link. Accessed October 6, 2020. 
8.  Elmets CA, Korman NJ, Prater EF, et al. Joint AAD-NPF Guidelines of care for the management and treatment of psoriasis with topical therapy and alternative medicine modalities for psoriasis severity measures. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2020;0(0). doi:10.1016/j.jaad.2020.07.087 
9.  Kleyn EC, Morsman E, Griffin L, et al. Review of international psoriasis guidelines for the treatment of psoriasis: recommendations for topical corticosteroid treatments. J Dermatolog Treat. 2019;30(4):311-319. doi:10.1080/09546634.2019.1620502 
10.  Papp K, Gulliver W, Lynde C, Poulin Y, Ashkenas J. Canadian guidelines for the management of plaque psoriasis: Overview. J Cutan Med Surg. 2011;15(4):210-219. doi:10.2310/7750.2011.10066 
11.       Lin TL, Wu CY, Chang YT, et al. Risk of skin cancer in psoriasis patients receiving long-term narrowband ultraviolet phototherapy: Results from a Taiwanese population-based cohort study. Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed. 2019;35(3):164-171. doi:10.1111/phpp.12443 
12.       Weischer M, Blum A, Eberhard F, Röcken M, Berneburg M. No evidence for increased skin cancer risk in psoriasis patients treated with broadband or narrowband UVB phototherapy: A first retrospective study. Acta Derm Venereol. 2004;84(5):370-374. doi:10.1080/00015550410026948 
13.  Menter A, Gelfand JM, Connor C, et al. Joint American Academy of Dermatology–National Psoriasis Foundation guidelines of care for the management of psoriasis with systemic nonbiologic therapies. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2020;82(6):1445-1486. doi:10.1016/j.jaad.2020.02.044 
14.  Menter A, Strober BE, Kaplan DH, et al. Joint AAD-NPF guidelines of care for the management and treatment of psoriasis with biologics. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2019;80(4):1029-1072. doi:10.1016/j.jaad.2018.11.057 
15.  Yeung J, Gooderham MJ, Grewal P, et al. Management of Plaque Psoriasis With Biologic Therapies in Women of Child-Bearing Potential Consensus Paper. J Cutan Med Surg. 2020;24(1_suppl):3S-14S. doi:10.1177/1203475420928376 
16.  Menter A, Cordoro KM, Davis DMR, et al. Joint American Academy of Dermatology–National Psoriasis Foundation guidelines of care for the management and treatment of psoriasis in pediatric patients. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2020;82(1):161-201. doi:10.1016/j.jaad.2019.08.049 
17.  Committee CPGA. 2016 Addendum to the Canadian Guidelines for the Management of Plaque Psoriasis 2009. J Cutan Med Surg. 2016;20(5):375-431. doi:10.1177/1203475416655705 
18.  Lansang P, Bergman JN, Fiorillo L, et al. Management of pediatric plaque psoriasis using biologics. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2020;82(1):213-221. doi:10.1016/j.jaad.2019.05.056 

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