Psoriasis--epidemiology and clinical spectrum.

@article{Christophers2001PsoriasisepidemiologyAC,
  title={Psoriasis--epidemiology and clinical spectrum.},
  author={Enno Christophers},
  journal={Clinical and experimental dermatology},
  year={2001},
  volume={26 4},
  pages={314-20}
}
Despite psoriasis being a common skin disease, there are still a number of unanswered questions. One of these is the prevalence of the disease, as there is a lack of specific data, with the majority of studies reporting estimates only. Population based studies are rare and longitudinal observations on changing prevalence rates are lacking. This contrasts with other T-cell mediated autoimmune diseases where the number of those affected is rising. Epidemiological studies revealed that a distinct… CONTINUE READING

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