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Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition that causes skin cells to grow too quickly, resulting in thick white or red patches of skin. The patches (or plaques) range in size from small to large and typically occur on the knees, elbows, scalp, hands, feet, or lower back.
Primary Medical ReviewerAdam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerAmy McMichael, MD - Dermatology
Current as ofMarch 12, 2014