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Caring for a child with psoriasis

Handouts from the Society for Pediatric Dermatology

PDF download: Psoriasis
Handout includes:

  • What is psoriasis?

  • What causes psoriasis?

  • What are the signs and symptoms of psoriasis?

  • How is psoriasis diagnosed?

  • Emotional considerations in children

  • Other concerns for children with psoriasis

  • How is psoriasis treated?

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This content was created in partnership with The Society for Pediatric Dermatology.

If you are a parent or guardian of a child with a dermatologic condition, the American Academy of Dermatology, in partnership with The Society for Pediatric Dermatology, offers a wealth of resources.

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