Background: First studies have shown that juvenile psoriasis is associated with an increased prevalence of comorbidity.
Objectives: We carried out a data analysis to characterise the profiles of comorbidity in children with psoriasis and atopic eczema.
Methods: Prevalence data were derived from the database of a German statutory health insurance company according to ICD-10 codes L40 (psoriasis) and L20 (atopic eczema) of children up to 18 years insured in 2009.
Results: Data sets included 1.64 million persons and 293,181 children. 1,313 children = 0.45% (0.42-0.47) had a diagnosis of psoriasis and 30,354 = 10.35% (10.24-10.47) had a diagnosis of atopic eczema.
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