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Helpful advice for relief of a chronic condition that affects millions.

Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory, non-contagious skin disease. Characterized by itchy, thick and raised red areas of skin covered with silvery-white scales, psoriasis affects 1 in 50 adults. This affliction makes it one of the world's most common skin disorders. Appearing at any age, it can affect relationships, the ability to work and to enjoy leisure activities.

Psoriasis is a straightforward book about an all too common problem. The information is presented in clear, understandable terms for non-medical readers, covering:

Causes Psychosocial effects Diagnosis Treatment options Psoriatic arthritis Psoriasis in children.

Psoriasis includes line drawings, case studies, a comprehensive resource list and a glossary.

Publisher: Toronto, ON : Key Porter Books, c2005
ISBN: 9781554070930
Branch Call Number: 616.526 LAN
Characteristics: 190 p. : ill. ; 22 cm


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