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Last Updated: Sep 03 2012
A number of psoriasis treatment options are available to help manage its symptoms.
The percentage of skin that is covered by psoriasis is one factor that determines how your doctor will treat it. According to the National Psoriasis Foundation, the palm of a hand equals 1% of the skin. While there are no universally accepted definitions of psoriasis disease severity, the following is the National Psoriasis Foundation’s categorization based on percentage of skin coverage.
No one treatment works for everyone, so it’s important to discuss options with your doctor to determine the most appropriate therapy for you. For more information and to find a physician in your area, click here.