Published online Aug 2, 2014. doi: 10.5314/wjd.v3.i3.36
Revised: February 24, 2014
Accepted: April 25, 2014
Published online: August 2, 2014
Core tip: The study of specific differences between women and men is arousing huge interests in various fields of medicine, including dermatology. The available data on gender medicine applied to common skin diseases are unfortunately still scanty. The objective of this brief review is to provide hints for the presence of sex differences in various aspects of psoriasis, from epidemiology to pathogenesis, from clinical aspects to therapeutic management, trying to examine the evidence available in the literature.