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The PAPAA Forum: Dec 2019

Is there a gender difference in the severity of psoriasis?

Psoriasis is a common skin condition with a prevalence of 2-4% in the Western world.

Whilst the prevalence increases more rapidly with age in young female patients (i.e., age <20 years) compared with young male patients, thereafter, the prevalence of psoriasis is similar in both sexes.

Whilst the prevalence of the disease is similar in males…