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Summer 2015

Yetto T. 15(2). 132 - 135. (Journal Article)


An active duty Sailor has a long history of skin lesions on his scalp, chest, back, and legs. He was evaluated and treated previously but could not recall the specific details. He is diagnosed with plaque psoriasis, an immune-mediated chronic disease. This article reviews the etiology, morphology, diagnosis, and treatment of psoriasis.

Keywords: psoriasis; plaques; pustules; arthritis, psoriatic; nails

PMID: 26125177

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