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Take the Psoriasis Quiz

Psoriasis is a chronic skin disease that affects millions of Americans. Although it can affect people of any age, it occurs mostly in young adults. Find out more about this disease by taking this quiz, based on information from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases, and the American Academy of Dermatology.

1. What happens to skin cells in a person with psoriasis?
2. Which body part is most often affected by psoriasis?
3. What is a health problem that also may occur with psoriasis?
4. Psoriasis falls into which category of disease?
5. What can make psoriasis worse?
6. Itching is a common symptom of psoriasis (and other skin disorders). Which of these suggestions can help relieve the itching?
7. Psoriasis can interfere with quality of life. In what way?
8. How is psoriasis treated?
Online Medical Reviewer: Jones, Niya, MD
Online Medical Reviewer: Petersen, Sheralee, MPAS, PA-C
Last Review Date: 1/17/2013

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