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TriStar Centennial Medical Center

Skin Disorders Center -- Psoriasis


General Overview

Psoriasis is a chronic, inflammatory skin disease. Knees, elbows, scalp, trunk, and nails are the most commonly affected areas. There are several types of psoriasis.


Special Topics

Rerun imageCoping with the emotional pain of psoriasis

The impact of psoriasis on the skin can be very visible. What is often not so apparent is the toll it can take on sufferers' experiences, feelings, and behaviors.

  • National Psoriasis Foundation

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