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What is Psoriasis Susceptibility 12?

What is Psoriasis Susceptibility 12?

  • Psoriasis Susceptibility 12: A predisposition to developing psoriasis that is linked to a defective gene related to the immune system. Type 12 is linked to a defect in a gene on chromosome 20q13. Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin condition where the defective immune system causes skin cells to grow rapidly. Arthritis, which can be severe, is associated with the psoriasis in up to a third of cases. Not all patients who are susceptible to the condition will develop it - roughly 10% of those susceptible will actually develop the condition. There are various environmental factors which can trigger the onset of the disease e.g. strep throat (common trigger), some medication, stress and cold weather. Once the disease develops, it may resolve on its own or with treatment or may become a persistent chronic condition. The severity and duration of symptoms is variable.

Psoriasis Susceptibility 12: Introduction

Types of Psoriasis Susceptibility 12:

Broader types of Psoriasis Susceptibility 12:

How serious is Psoriasis Susceptibility 12?

Prognosis of Psoriasis Susceptibility 12: The prognosis is very variable with some patients responding well to simple treatments whereas other cases are quite resistant with symptoms persisting throughout life. Many cases tend to occur in cycles with periods of remission and resurgence. Sometimes patients respond to a particular treatment for a period of time and then become resistant to that form of treatment. Arthritis may further complicate the condition and will require stronger treatment options. Factors that indicate a poorer prognosis includes: strong family history of psoriasis, being female, arthritis in multiple joints and onset under the age of 20.
Complications of Psoriasis Susceptibility 12: see complications of Psoriasis Susceptibility 12

What causes Psoriasis Susceptibility 12?

Causes of Psoriasis Susceptibility 12: see causes of Psoriasis Susceptibility 12

What are the symptoms of Psoriasis Susceptibility 12?

Symptoms of Psoriasis Susceptibility 12: see symptoms of Psoriasis Susceptibility 12

Complications of Psoriasis Susceptibility 12: see complications of Psoriasis Susceptibility 12

Onset of Psoriasis Susceptibility 12: Any age but peak incidence is during adolescence and early adulthood or towards the end of the 6th decade of life.

Psoriasis Susceptibility 12: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Psoriasis Susceptibility 12.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Psoriasis Susceptibility 12.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Psoriasis Susceptibility 12: see treatments for Psoriasis Susceptibility 12

Name and Aliases of Psoriasis Susceptibility 12

Main name of condition: Psoriasis Susceptibility 12

Other names or spellings for Psoriasis Susceptibility 12:

PSORS12

 

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