Nail psoriasis is a common, clinically significant sign of psoriasis. At least 80% of patients with psoriasis will experience nail involvement at some point during their disease course. Isolated nail psoriasis occurs in approximately 10% of patients. Nail psoriasis significantly affects patients' quality of life and is among the most challenging manifestations of psoriasis to treat. Pain, functional impairment, and psychological distress are often associated with nail psoriasis. A variety of therapies are available for nail psoriasis, including topical, injectable, systemic, and biologic options.
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