What is the prevalence of psoriasis in children?

Updated: Mar 17, 2021
  • Author: Jacquiline Habashy, DO, MSc; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Psoriasis, even severe psoriasis, may occur in the pediatric age group, with a prevalence of 0.5-2% of children. Both biologic and immunomodulating therapies may be used safely and effectively. [16]


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