New Publication by IFPA/ EUROPSO and Clinical Experts
08 June 2022
Skin Failure: Generalized Pustular Psoriasis
Patient representatives and doctors are urgently calling for GPP to receive “orphan” status. This could lead to more research and better treatments for GPP.
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The article is available for open access: https://doi.org/10.1111/bjd.21231
What is GPP?
Generalized Pustular Psoriasis is different to other types of psoriasis because it can have a more severe impact on peoples lives and sometimes life-threatening
What is the Physical Burden of GPP?
What is the emotional burden of GPP?
Is there a cure or treatment for GPP?
As of April 2022, there is no approved treatment for GPP. People living with GPP urgently need better treatment. When someone has GPP they need urgent treatment to avoid putting their lives in danger. Medicines may stop life-threatening flare-ups.
Do the medicines work?
Up until the publication of this article, there is not much evidence that these medicines work in fact some of them may have harmful side effects
What can be done to help people with GPP?
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