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Psoriasis: the role of the genetic research nurse

VOL: 97, ISSUE: 18, PAGE NO: 37Lucy Ronda, BA, RGN, is clinical research nurse, skin therapy research unit, St John's Institute of Dermatology, St Thomas's Hospital, LondonPsoriasis is a chronic, non-infectious skin disease that commonly presents as well-demarcated, reddish plaques topped by silver scales, which are produced by an increase in the rate of proliferation of epidermal cells. It varies in severity from mild to life-threatening.

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