Fast Five Quiz: Plaque Psoriasis Presentation and Diagnosis

Chris G. Adigun, MD


May 21, 2020

Plaque psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory disease that primarily affects the skin and joints. Globally, approximately 125 million people have psoriasis. Certain medications, infections, skin trauma, obesity, and stress have been recognized as disease triggers, and psoriasis has a strong genetic component as well. Individuals with plaque psoriasis are at increased risk for a number of comorbidities, including cardiovascular disease and depression. Prompt diagnosis is critical to prevent the progression of joint damage and to improve patients' quality of life and long-term physical function.

How much do you know about the presentation and diagnosis of plaque psoriasis? Test your knowledge with our quick quiz.


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