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Nail Psoriasis (cont.)

Nail Psoriasis Causes

Psoriasis is not contagious. How psoriasis of the nails develops is not completely known. It appears to result from a combination of genetic (inherited), immunologic, and environmental factors.

Psoriasis tends to run in families. If you have a parent or a sibling who has psoriasis, you have a 16%-25% chance of having psoriasis, too. If both of your parents have psoriasis, your risk is 75%. Males and females are equally likely to have psoriasis. Psoriasis can occur in people of all races.

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