Psoriasis

Monday, March 14th, 2011

Psoriasis is a recurring, chronic disease characterized by various-sized plaques (or raised patches) and silvery scaling bumps. An abnormal high growth rates and skin cells turnover results in scaling. Rapid cell growth reason is unknown, but immune mechanism suggests to play role. Psoriasis frequently runs in families. The disease is common, affecting 2 to 4% […]

Psoriatic Arthritis

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

Psoriatic Arthritis is a type of arthritis that occurs in a person with skin or nail psoriasis. The disorder resembles rheumatoid arthritis, that does not form the antibodies, occurring in rheumatoid arthritis. Psoriasis (skin conditions, resulting in flar-ups of scaly, red rashes, and pitted, thickened nails) can follow or precede the inflammation of joints. The […]

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