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Dermatology: Psoriasis

by Khanna Neena, Kumar AS

Psoriasis is a chronic proliferative dermatosis with reported incidence varying from 1.5 to 5% in different countries, making it one of the commonest diseases managed by dermatologists. Its importance also stems from the fact that it hugely impacts the patient’s quality of life. This book consists of 11 chapters. The contents cover a wide range of aspects of psoriasis. This book discusses psoriasis in children who account for about a quarter of the patients with psoriasis. The title also focuses on how through patient-based medicine techniques patients can take over a part of the responsibility for their own health and become the center of the therapeutic process. The other aspects covered include metabolic associations of psoriasis, the conventional and biological therapies used, and nails and hair involvement in psoriasis.

Book Series World Clinics
Chapter Name Size PNo
 
Editor
  1. Khanna Neena
  2. Kumar AS
Editor's Affiliations
  1. Professor, Department of Dermatology and Venereology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
  2. Professor and Head, Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Deccan College of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
ISBN
9789351529279
Speciality
Dermatology
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/12749
Edition
1/e
Publishing Year
2015
Pages
169
Book Type
Professional
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