Definition of Psoriasis. Meaning of Psoriasis. Synonyms of Psoriasis

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Definition of Psoriasis

Psoriasis
Psoriasis Pso*ri"a*sis, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ?, fr. ? psora.] (Med.) (a) The state of being affected with psora. [Obs.] (b) A cutaneous disease, characterized by imbricated silvery scales, affecting only the superficial layers of the skin.

Meaning of Psoriasis from wikipedia

- Psoriasis is a long-lasting, noncontagious autoimmune disease characterized by raised areas of abnormal skin. These areas are red, or purple on some people...
- Inverse psoriasis or flexural psoriasis is a form of psoriasis that selectively, and often exclusively, involves the folds, recesses, and flexor surfaces...
- The term pustular psoriasis is used for a heterogeneous group of diseases that share pustular skin characteristics. Characteristics may vary according...
- inflammatory arthritis that occurs in people affected by the autoimmune disease psoriasis. The classic feature of psoriatic arthritis is swelling of entire fingers...
- Guttate psoriasis (also known as eruptive psoriasis) is a type of psoriasis that presents as small (0.5–1.5 cm in diameter) lesions over the upper trunk...
- psoriasis in adults who are candidates for systemic therapy. In ****an, it is approved for treating plaque psoriasis, generalized pustular psoriasis,...
- Psoriasis Area and Severity Index (PASI) is the most widely used tool for the measurement of severity of psoriasis. PASI combines the ****essment of the...
- Pharmaceuticals, for the treatment of Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, plaque psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis, targeting both IL-12 and IL-23. Ustekinumab is...
- Seborrheic-like psoriasis is a skin condition characterized by psoriasis with an overlapping seborrheic dermatitis.: 193  Psoriasis Skin lesion List of...
- interleukin-23 used for the treatment of plaque psoriasis. Guselkumab is indicated to treat moderate to severe plaque psoriasis, and psoriatic arthritis in adults...