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What is parapsoriasis?

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Parapsoriasis is the collective term for a group of rare skin problems that look like psoriasis but behave differently. Your doctor may need to take a sample of your skin (called a biopsy) to be sure of what you have.

From: What if It's Not Psoriasis? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Lewin, J. published online 2012. Dermatology Online Journal,

Medscape: "Parapsoriasis," "Psoriasis."

Merck Manual: "Parapsoriasis."

UpToDate: "Parapsoriasis (small plaque and large plaque parapsoriasis)."

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on July 02, 2018

SOURCES:

Lewin, J. published online 2012. Dermatology Online Journal,

Medscape: "Parapsoriasis," "Psoriasis."

Merck Manual: "Parapsoriasis."

UpToDate: "Parapsoriasis (small plaque and large plaque parapsoriasis)."

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on July 02, 2018

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