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PsoBest registry reveals: Genital psoriasis is often followed by sexual dysfunction

Presented By
Dr Toni Klein, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany
Conference
EADV 2022
Trial
PsOBest
According to an analysis of 811 questionnaires, almost half of psoriasis patients suffer from psoriatic lesions around the genital region and other areas of sexual interest (ASI). Consequently, affected patients avoid sexual activity, leading to sexual dysfunction and a markedly decreased quality-of-life. According to the literature, the prevalence of genital psoriasis (GenPsO) or psoriasis (PsO) of ASI in individuals already diagnosed with PsO is found to be between 17%–64%. Dr Toni Klein (University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany) wished to further explore the prevalence of GenPsO and its impact on patients’ sexual life [1]. A cross-sectional survey was conducted by sending questionnaires by mail to a random sample of patients registered in the PsOBest registry (NCT01848028) in Germany. Included in the questionnaires were the Genital Psor...


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