Journal article

Childhood psoriasis: A clinical review of 1262 cases

A Morris, M Rogers, G Fischer, K Williams

Pediatric Dermatology | WILEY | Published : 2001


Our aim was to describe the types of psoriasis seen in a large series of patients presenting to a tertiary referral pediatric dermatology department using a classification system combining conventional terminology and additional categories based on the site and characteristics of the rash. A total of 1262 patients seen consecutively in the dermatology department of the Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children, Sydney, Australia, between 1981 and 1995 are described and classified according to the pattern of psoriasis at the time of presentation. Additional information recorded included family history, facial involvement, and history of a psoriatic type of diaper rash in infancy. The ages of the ..

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