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Why does psoriasis sometimes look white?

Psoriasis is an inflammatory disorder, with a greatly increased blood flow to plaques. So why does is sometimes look white? Is there a 'white chromophore'? Or is there another explanation?

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The biology of the skin barrier: the eczema connection.

A description of basic keratinocyte biology, with an emphasis on the formation of the stratum corneum. I explain how the bricks and mortar model works, and how external agents can attack this barrier…

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