• Psoriasis Categorization

Category(Skin) Diseases of the Skin and Subcutaneous Tissues
System Integumentary System
Organ Skin
Alternate Names /Common Names -
Names in different languages
  • Psoriasi in Italian
  • Yin xie bing in Chinese
  • Psoriaz in Russian
  • Schuppenflechte in German
ICD 10 Classification L40-45 Papulosquamous disorders
L40 Psoriasis (L40.0 - L40.9)
World statistic
  • Psoriasis is the most prevalent autoimmune disease in U.S.
  • 125 million people worldwide or 2 to 3 percent of the total population have psoriasis, according to the World Psoriasis Day consortium.
  • Studies show that between 10 and 30 percent of people with psoriasis also develop psoriatic arthritis.
  • Psoriasis prevalence in African Americans is 1.3 percent compared to 2.5 percent of Caucasians.
Indian statistics Reliable Indian statistics not available
Most prevalent in Worldwide prevalence