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The Epidemiology of Psoriasis in a Dermatology Clinic in a General Hospital in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, West Indies

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399–402

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Psoriasis is a chronic skin disorder which is believed to affect 2% of the world’s population. This retrospective study analyzed the frequency of occurrence of psoriasis in the population of a dermatology clinic in a general hospital in the capital city of Trinidad and Tobago. Psoriasis was found to be more common in males and the peak presentation was between 50–59 years. Psoriasis was more common in persons of East Indian descent compared to those of African origin.

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e-Published: 17 Jun, 2013
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