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Quality of life scoring in dermatology

Many dermatological conditions have a strong impact on the patient’s quality of life (QoL). It is well known that chronic dermatological diseases, such as psoriasis or vitiligo, even though they are not life-threatening, may greatly impair the QoL of patients. Nowadays, the measure of QoL is considered essential for a complete evaluation of the status of a dermatological patient, and it has a great value in evaluating outcomes in clinical trials and interventions.
Dermatology in practice 2012; 18(3): 9–12
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