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Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
Volume 14, n° 5P1
pages 863-866 (mai 1986)
Doi : 10.1016/S0190-9622(86)70101-1
Lepra, psora, psoriasis
 

Franklin S. Glickman, M.D.
Downstate Medical Center, State University of New York. 

aReprint requests to: Dr, Franklin S. Glickman, 122A St. Nicholas Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11237.
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This article traces the curious history of how psoriasis came to be called by its present appellation. In retelling the story, psoriasis is seen as a disease (known since antiquity) that has been confused with leprosy, with some tragic results.

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