SEVERE PSORIASIS IN CHILDHOOD


N.N. Murashkin, E.T. Ambarchyan, A.I. Materikin, R.V. Epishev

FSAI "Scientific Center of Children’s Health" of RMH, Moscow
The article presents current data about the features of the course of severe psoriasis in children. The phenotypic heterogeneity of dermatosis in children, caused by gene polymorphism and multifactorial nature of the pathogenetic processes, is described. The importance of identifying the type of mutation during the genetic testing is emphasized; it has a great importance for the diagnosis, treatment and prognosis of the disease. The authors draw attention to the impact of comorbid conditions on the severity of psoriasis in children at different ages. Also, data on rare forms of psoriasis in childhood are presented in the article.

About the Autors


N.N. Murashkin – Doctor of Medical Sciences. Prof, Head of the Department of Dermatology FSAI "Scientific Center of Children’s Health" of RMH, Moscow; e-mail: m_nn2001@mail.ru


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