The burden of childhood psoriasis
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SourcePediatric Dermatology, 28, 6, (2011), pp. 736-737
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SubjectN4i 1: Pathogenesis and modulation of inflammation; N4i 1: Pathogenesis and modulation of inflammation NCEBP 2: Evaluation of complex medical interventions; NCEBP 8: Psychological determinants of chronic illness N4i 4: Auto-immunity, transplantation and immunotherapy
A pilot study of the effect on quality of life of childhood psoriasis is presented. Of the children interviewed, 65% experienced stigmatization to a certain extent, 71% reported itching, and 43% complained about fatigue. Clinicians should pay attention to these items to initiate patient-tailored treatment.
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