Treating psoriasis during pregnancy: safety and efficacy of treatments

Bangsgaard N, Rørbye C, Skov L

Am J Clin Dermatol. 2015;16(5):389-398. doi: 10.1007/s40257-015-0137-5.

Treating psoriasis is important as it impacts a person’s quality of life in a negative manner. Commonly, psoriasis begins to make an appearance during reproductive years; this makes treating expectant mothers a challenge. Because psoriasis is so unpredictable, going without treatment may not be an option for all women. Finding a safe and effective treatment for the mother and unborn child is a key goal.