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Psoriasis (shiny area) underneath a 40-year-old woman's breasts. This is known as submammary psoriasis. Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition where excessive growth can lead to scaly, shiny patches of skin. The condition is often stress-related, though sometimes no cause can be found. It can be treated with drugs or phototherapy, though the condition often recurs.
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