The Role of Biologic Therapies in Dermatology

Ramin Fathi, April Wang Armstrong

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Abstract

Primary care physicians frequently encounter patients on biologic therapies, and it is valuable to understand the how biologics are used in dermatology. This article provides a practical and clinically relevant discussion on the dermatologic use of biologic medications, their dermatologic indications, mechanisms of actions, and adverse effects.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1183-1194
Number of pages12
JournalMedical Clinics of North America
Volume99
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1 2015
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • Adalimumab
  • Biologics
  • Dermatology
  • Etanercept
  • Infliximab
  • IVIG
  • Secukinumab
  • Ustekinumab

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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