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Over the past 2 decades, reports of rheumatic diseases have increased across the African continent.2

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About 50% of skin diseases are immune related.3 Biologic medicines have dramatically improved treatment.4


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  3. Gao XH, Chen HD, Hong Y. Immunological Skin Diseases: Boundaries and Relationships. Glob Dermato. 2014;1. doi: 10.15761/GOD.1000102
  4. Brownstone N, Hong J, Mosca M, et al. Biologic Treatments of Psoriasis: An Update for the Clinician. BTT. 2021;15:39-51. doi:10.2147/btt.s252578