Psoriasis

Srilakshmi M. Sharma, James T. Rosenbaum

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Abstract

Psoriasis is a multisystem inflammatory disease which affects the skin with a prevalence of 1–2 % in the United States and Europe, but it is virtually absent in Africa and only 0.1 % in Asia. Males and females are affected equally by the skin disease, which has a mean age of onset of 30 years with the range being anytime from infancy to old age.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationIntraocular Inflammation
PublisherSpringer Berlin Heidelberg
Pages713-718
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9783540753872
ISBN (Print)9783540753858
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2016

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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    Sharma, S. M., & Rosenbaum, J. T. (2016). Psoriasis. In Intraocular Inflammation (pp. 713-718). Springer Berlin Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-75387-2_56