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Screening for Psoriasis
The purpose of screening is early diagnosis and treatment. Screening tests are usually administered to people without current symptoms, but who may be at high risk for certain diseases or conditions.
At this time, there are no screening guidelines or tests for psoriasis.
American Academy of Dermatology website. Available at: http://www.aad.org/default.htm.
National Psoriasis Foundation website. Available at: http://www.psoriasis.org/home.
- Reviewer: Michael Woods, MD
- Review Date: 11/2013
- Update Date: 09/12/2012