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Physician Global Assessment (PGA) of Psoriasis Severity

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with psoriasis using the Physician Global Assessment (PGA).

Specialty:

Dermatology
Immunology/Rheumatology

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

L40

Description:

The Physician Global Assessment (PGA) is a simple, "gestalt" assessment of clinical severity for a patient with psoriasis. Its main virtue is its simplicity. It can be used for monitoring the patient over time and for evaluating the response to therapy.

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