Long-term remission of psoriasis after dermatome shaving

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Psoriasis is currently considered an incurable skin disorder whose etiology is unknown. Psoriasis involves the epidermis and epidermal-dermal junction of interfollieular skin. This paper reports one patient in whom a partial-thickncss excision of a psoriatic scalp was done, permitting reepi thclialization from the deep dermal adncxac. A 4Vi-year follow-up documents a long-term remission of the psoriasis of the scalp.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)220-226
Number of pages7
JournalPlastic and reconstructive surgery
Issue number2
StatePublished - Aug 1982

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery


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