A fairly common non-infectious inflammation of the skin, that's what psoriasis. Ugly plaques, sometimes disparate, often slushie in one large, or papules, or bright pink spots with clearly defined fringe - types of psoriasis there are many. The localization of the disease can be on any part of the body, from scalp to toenails. Seeming at first glance, ease of diagnosis is not always such. There are types of psoriasis, which can be revealed only with the help of special equipment and clinical analyses.
A chronic disease, treatment of psoriasis responds poorly to treatment, and after the right diagnosis and held him accordingly treatment, it is possible remission, that is the condition of the patient when the disease as "pritchet" disappears. Most people suffering from psoriasis occur mainly psychological problems. Indeed, the affected skin is very unattractive, especially as plaques often cover the open parts of the body. But there are also more severe cases, when psoriasis affects more than 10% of the area of the skin, is the inflammation of the joints, the so-called psoriatic arthritis.
Still do not know the exact cause of psoriasis. At the moment there are two theories of disease, and one of them says that it is an autoimmune disease. As with any such disease, psoriasis has no specific treatment, all medications prescribed to patients, aimed at the suppression of pathological processes and improve the condition of inflamed skin. An important component of treatment is the correction of the patient, as the deterioration in the quality of life in psoriasis invariably affects everyone suffering from this disease. Because the disease is chronic, it is very important to listen carefully to the advice of a physician and follow all his recommendations. Otherwise, and especially for self-medication, there is a high probability that the disease will lead to more serious skin lesions and worsening of the General condition of the patient.
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Good news for people suffering from this unpleasant disease have resulted in the discovery of new drugs, greatly facilitate the treatment of severe psoriasis. However, many of these drugs are still in clinical trials, but some are already approved for use in the hospitals.