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Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin disease characterized by recurring red patches covered with silvery scales. Anyone can get it, but it occurs more frequently in adults and in people with a family history of the disorder. The turnover of skin cells usually occurs once a month, but this process can happen in just a few days in people with psoriasis. While there is no cure for this condition, medications and light therapy are available to improve the skin's appearance.
(Click Psoriasis for more information about this skin condition, including its causes, symptoms, and various treatment methods. You can also click on the various links in the box to the right to access specific topics on psoriasis.)
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