With November being Healthy Skin Month, it’s the perfect time to give some extra attention to issues facing those with psoriasis. There are nearly 7.5 million Americans living with the dry, scaly, painful patches of skin typical of psoriasis. The most likely areas affected by psoriasis include skin around joints, face, neck, trunk, arms, hands, […]

Doctors, as far back as the mid-19th century, noticed the connections between psoriasis and arthritis that occurred in some of their patients. However, this condition of “psoriatic arthritis” did not receive a clinical definition until the 1960s, when it was distinguished from rheumatoid arthritis. Part of the difficulty with understanding psoriatic arthritis relates to a […]

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