Epidemiology and Comorbidity in Children with Psoriasis and Atopic Eczema.

  title={Epidemiology and Comorbidity in Children with Psoriasis and Atopic Eczema.},
  author={Matthias Augustin and Marc Alexander Radtke and Gerd Glaeske and K Reich and Enno Christophers and Ines Schaefer and Arnd Jacobi},
  volume={231 1},
BACKGROUND First studies have shown that juvenile psoriasis is associated with an increased prevalence of comorbidity. OBJECTIVES We carried out a data analysis to characterise the profiles of comorbidity in children with psoriasis and atopic eczema. METHODS Prevalence data were derived from the database of a German statutory health insurance company according to ICD-10 codes L40 (psoriasis) and L20 (atopic eczema) of children up to 18 years insured in 2009. RESULTS Data sets included 1… CONTINUE READING
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