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"Psoriasis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A common genetically determined, chronic, inflammatory skin disease characterized by rounded erythematous, dry, scaling patches. The lesions have a predilection for nails, scalp, genitalia, extensor surfaces, and the lumbosacral region. Accelerated epidermopoiesis is considered to be the fundamental pathologic feature in psoriasis.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Psoriasis" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Psoriasis" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 698 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 63 publications in 2018
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