Screening for Psoriasis
by Michelle Badash, MS
The purpose of screening is early diagnosis and treatment. Screening tests are usually administered to people without current symptoms, but who may be at high risk for certain diseases or conditions.
Screening Tests or Guidelines
At this time, there are no screening guidelines or tests for psoriasis.
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