What causes psoriasis?

Updated: Nov 20, 2020
  • Author: Jacquiline Habashy, DO, MSc; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Answer

Psoriasis is a complex, multifactorial disease that appears to be influenced by genetic and immune-mediated components. This is supported by the successful treatment of psoriasis with immune-mediating, biologic medications.


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