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The Psoriasis Disability Index (PDI)

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology

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Description:

Finlay and Kelly developed the Psoriasis Disability Index (PDI) to evaluate the level of disability in a patient with psoriasis. The index was derived from an original list of 28 items covering daily activities, work, personal relationships, leisure and treatment. It can be monitored over time in conjunction with the change in the extent of the skin lesions. The authors are from Glasgow, Scotland.

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