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Default Why plaque psoriasis tends to affect extensor surfaces?


I know there may not be a definitive reason, but does anyone have any idea why:

Why plaque psoriasis tends to affect extensor surfaces (and the scalp)?

The skin at the extensor surfaces is thicker I suppose, and perhaps that makes it more susceptible to the hyperproliferation of keratinocytes that occurs in psoriasis?

Thanks in advance.
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