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Can psoriasis be hereditary?
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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
70 per chet of patients with psoriasis have a family member with psoriasis.
It can be a parent, sibling or grandparent.

In brief: Yes
70 per chet of patients with psoriasis have a family member with psoriasis.
It can be a parent, sibling or grandparent.
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dr. Morris Westfried
Thank
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
In brief: Yes
70 per cent of the time there is a family history of psoriasis.
It can be very limited as such as thickening of the skin on the knees and elbows or minor changes in the nails called pitting.

In brief: Yes
70 per cent of the time there is a family history of psoriasis.
It can be very limited as such as thickening of the skin on the knees and elbows or minor changes in the nails called pitting.
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dr. Morris Westfried
Thank
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