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Can psoriasis be hereditary?

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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
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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
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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
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