Back to Psoriasis. Most people can be treated by their GP. If your symptoms are particularly severe or not responding well to treatment, your GP may refer you to a skin specialist dermatologist.
Psoriasis occurs when the life cycle of skin cells speeds up, resulting in a rapid buildup of rough, dead skin cells. These skin cells accumulate, forming thick silvery scales and dry, red patches that are sometimes itchy or painful. In some cases, pus-filled blisters appear.
A thick patch of white scales is characteristic of psoriasis. Psoriasis is a chronic autoimmune condition that results in the overproduction of skin cells. The dead cells build up into silvery-white scales.
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Onset of psoriasis in childhood is quite common. Chronicity, inflammation and hyperproliferation are the cardinal features by which the condition establishes its uniqueness. Clearance of disease may be farfetched in most patients and relapse is frequent.
Jump to navigation. Facial psoriasis typically occurs on the eyebrows, the skin between the nose and upper lip, the upper forehead and the hairline. Before treatment can begin, a biopsy is needed to confirm that it is psoriasis.
For most kids, psoriasis is limited to just a few patches that usually respond well to treatment. More serious cases might need more aggressive treatment. But the good news is that there are many options.
Psoriasis is a long-lasting autoimmune disease characterized by patches of abnormal skin. There are five main types of psoriasis: plaque, guttateinversepustularand erythrodermic. Psoriasis is generally thought to be a genetic disease that is triggered by environmental factors.
Facial psoriasis is a chronic skin condition in which there are one or more, persistent, thickened, red and dry patches on the face. Psoriasis is a common chronic inflammatory skin disease that may affect any skin site. Facial involvement occurs at some time in about half those affected by psoriasis.