A 21-year-old member asked:
Is psoriasis more prevalent in men or women or any ethnic group?
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Dermatology 71 years experience
Psoriasis Men Women: Men and women are equally affected. However, it's rare for a man to develop it on the back of the scalp.
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Dermatology 38 years experience
Yes : Caucasians have the highest prevalence
eskimos , the lowest
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Last updated Jan 14, 2019
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