Psoriasis is a chronic, non contagious inflammatory skin condition which can manifest at any age. It affects both genders equally and is characterized by a rapid and abnormal proliferation of the skin keratin cells which leads to the appearance of psoriatic plaques.
Psoriasis is a multifactorial disease. It is caused by the impact of environmental factors in genetically predisposed persons which leads to a modified immune response. The onset of the disease can happen at any age.
Psoriasis is a disease with many faces since its clinical picture depends from its form and location. The clinical forms of psoriasis are: plaque psoriasis, Guttate psoriasis, Inverse, psoriasis on scalp hair, nail psoriasis , Palmoplantar, Erythrodermic, pustular psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis.
Topical therapy, phototherapy, and classic systemic therapies are the main treatment categories used against psoriasis . Modern phototherapy with narrow band UVB light, is applied successfully in our clinic and is particularly popular among the patients because it’s easy ( 1-2 minutes for 2-3 times weekly are enough) but also due to lack of side [...]