Psoriasis Therapy -- Observational or Rational?

Those who suffer from psoriasis often elicit one of two responses when others around them learn of their plight

Gerald G. Krueger

2002

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  • Those who suffer from psoriasis often elicit one of two responses when others around them learn of their plight
  • The first is therapeutic advice based on anecdotes and household nostrums; the other is apt to be withdrawal, the avoidance of eye or physical contact
  • But they both emphasize the need for effective, rational, and nontoxic treatment for psoriasis.Approximately 3 million people in the United States are afflicted by psoriasis
  • The disease consumes some $2 billion of the money allocated to health care each year
  • Psoriasis does not entail substantial mortality, but it has diminished

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