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The “heartbreak of psoriasis” may affect your joints, heart, and mind

Posted June 25, 2014, 1:35 pm, Updated October 29, 2015, 8:26 pm Julie Corliss, Executive Editor, Harvard Heart Letter Raised, red patches covered with silvery scales on the elbows and knees are the classic sign of plaque psoriasis. Itís the most common form of this skin disease, named after an ancient Greek word meaning an itchy or scaly condition. But psoriasis can sometimes take different, more serious forms, and has been linked to…

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