Section : VIPs

Kim Kardiashian and Psoriasis


  • Kim Kardashian is an American reality TV personality and model born in 1980.
  • Kim Kardashian revealed in her blog that she had psoriasis in 2011:
    • The following video shows her visit to the dermatologist revealing the condition: CLICK HERE
    • Below are the photos of her leg:


Kim Kardashian heads to a meeting with bites and a wet head

  • Psoriasis affects 2% of the population
  • The type of psoriasis visible can be classified as plaque type, this is the most frequent one.
  • Psoriasis can appear anytime but has 2 peaks of appearing: in young adults and in the 50s and sixities (Kardashian’s psoriasis was diagnosed at age 30)
  • Psoriasis is known to have a genetic influence (Her mother also has psoriasis)

Contributors: Dr Christophe HSU – dermatologist. Geneva, Switzerland