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Psoriasis (cont.)

Synonyms and Keywords

psoriasis, plaque psoriasis, pustular psoriasis, guttate psoriasis, erythrodermic psoriasis, nail psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, retinoids, corticosteroids, UVB therapy, PUVA therapy, phototherapy

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 9/3/2013

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