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American Academy of Dermatology

Address:

P.O. Box 4014

Schaumburg, IL 60168-4014

Phone:

1-202-842-3555

Description of services provided:

On this website, you can find patient education information on psoriasis, as well as a related website (Psoriasisnet).

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)

Address:

NIH

1 AMS Circle

Bethesda, Maryland 20892-3675

Phone:

1-301-495-4484

1-877-22-NIAMS

Internet address:

http://www.niams.nih.gov

Description of services provided:

The National Institutes of Health site provides in-depth information on psoriasis, treatment, research, and more.

National Psoriasis Foundation

Address:

6600 SW 92nd Ave., Suite 300

Portland, OR 97223-7195

Phone:

1-503-244-7404

1-800-723-9166

Internet address:

http://www.psoriasis.org

Description of services provided:

This website provides online information on psoriasis, treatments, research, and news. It also offers free (print) educational materials, as well as answers to questions from patient educators.

Psoriasis Society of Canada

Address:

PO Box 25015

Halifax NS B3M 4H4

Phone:

1-800-656-4494

902-443-8680

Description of services provided:

To assist our affiliated chapters, and to represent their members' needs on a national level: assist those who have psoriasis by providing up-to-date information on treatment, programs and services; form support groups across Canada; increase awareness of psoriasis among health care professionals and the public; consult with government to assist with programs and services; encourage research programs to find the cause and cure for psoriasis.

Last reviewed November 2013 by Michael Woods, MD

Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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