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Hilton Head Island, SC
A 28-year-old female asked:

Never had psoriasis before. having itching and dry patches with scaly lesions on elbow and knee cap. could this be due to stress?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Psoriasis: Your eruption certainly appears to be psoriasis. Studies have shown a relationship between stress and psoriasis but the exact cause of psoriasis is unknown but the immune system and genetics are felt to be involved.
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