Supported by independent educational grants from Janssen Biotech, Inc and UCB

The patient pictured below presents to clinic asking for psoriasis treatment. He has failed topical therapeutics and is requesting a biologic. On exam you note central obesity, while also determining the severity and extent of his psoriasis meets criteria for biologic treatment. Upon further questioning the patient reveals he does not have a primary care physician and cannot remember the last time he had labs checked or underwent a physical examination.

Photo credit: Gisondi, Paolo & Ferrazzi, Anna & Girolomoni, Giampiero. (2010). Metabolic Comorbidities and Psoriasis. Acta dermatovenerologica Croatica : ADC. 18. 297-304.

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