Psoriasis- An insight

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Dr. C. Joice Vinodine, Dr. A. Santhadevy , Dr. M. Sivaramakrishnan*, Dr.R.Suganya , Dr.Vidyalakshmi



Psoriasis is a noncontagious skin disorder that most commonly appears as inflamed, edematous skin lesions covered with a silvery white scale.Rajguru et al has reported that Psoriasis affects around 1–3% of the adults and 4% of children under the age of 163while on contraryDi Meglio et al have reported the prevalence is higher in adults as compared with children. The prevalence in Asia varies from 0 to 0.5%.5

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