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Year : 2011  |  Volume : 56  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 262-265

Psoriasis in children: An insight


1 Department of Pediatric Dermatology, Institute of Child Health, Kolkata, India
2 Department of Paediatrics, Bedford Hospital NHS Trust, Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
3 Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Health Services, The George Washington University, Washington DC, USA

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DOI: 10.4103/0019-5154.82477

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Onset of psoriasis in childhood is quite common. Chronicity, inflammation and hyperproliferation are the cardinal features by which the condition establishes its uniqueness. Clearance of disease may be farfetched in most patients and relapse is frequent. Early recognition and management of psoriasis in children and adolescents is vital in therapy in children.


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