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    Psoriasis Conditions

    Psoriasis, Dr Sarah Jarvis, MBE What are the different types of psoriasis? There are different types of psoriasis. However, chronic plaque psoriasis...

    Guttate Psoriasis Conditions

    Guttate Psoriasis, What is guttate psoriasis? Although it has the name 'psoriasis', guttate psoriasis is almost a completely different condition to the u...

    Erythrodermic Psoriasis Professional

    Erythrodermic Psoriasis, It involves all, or nearly all (usually stated as at least 90%), of the skin's surface. [ 1 ] It may arise as a result of many inflammatory skin conditions such ...

    Guttate Psoriasis Professional

    Guttate Psoriasis, Like other forms of psoriasis, guttate psoriasis tends to improve during the summer and worsen during the winter. Examination of the skin reveals chara...

    Generalised Pustular Psoriasis Professional

    Generalised Pustular Psoriasis, Synonyms: acute generalised pustular psoriasis of von Zumbusch, pustular psoriasis von Zumbusch variant This is a generalised eruptive...

    Chronic Plaque Psoriasis Professional

    Chronic Plaque Psoriasis, Any systemic upset, such as fever and malaise, which are common in unstable forms of psoriasis such as erythroderma or generalised pustular psoriasis...

    Psoriasis of Hands and Feet (including Palmoplantar Pustulosis) Professional

    Psoriasis of Hands and Feet (including Palmoplantar Pustulosis), Synonyms: psoriasis palmoplantaris, psoriasis palmaris et plantaris Psoriasis predominantly ...

    Psoriatic Nail Disease Conditions

    Without effective treatment, severe nail psoriasis can cause a lot of discomfort and distress. What is psoriasis? Psoriasis is a common condition where there is inflamm...

    Psoriatic Arthritis Conditions

    About 1 person in 10 with psoriasis develops psoriatic arthritis. About 2 in 100 people develop psoriasis at some stage in their lives. , arthritis psoriatic arthropathy psoriatic...

    Psoriatic Nail Disease Professional

    Psoriatic nail disease occurs in about 50% of patients with psoriasis and is more common in patients who have psoriatic arthritis. Nail psoriasis occasionally occurs in the absence o...

    Topical Steroids (excluding Inhaled Steroids) Conditions

    Topical steroids are medicines that are used to treat a large number of conditions that cause inflammation - for example, eczema, psoriasis, hay fever, allergies and certain conditions of the...

    Psychosomatic Disorders Conditions

    For example, the rash of psoriasis may not bother some people very much. However, the rash covering the same parts of the body in someone else may make them feel depressed and more ill.

    Skin Rashes Conditions

    Skin conditions that can cause itching include (please click the links to separate leaflets which provide further information): Dry skin Eczema Contact dermatitis Urticaria Li...

    Psoriatic Arthritis Professional

    Synonyms: psoriatic arthropathy, arthropathia psoriatica, arthritis mutilans, seronegative arthritis associated with psoriasis See also the separate Psoriasis of Hands and Feet ...

    Benefits of Stopping Smoking Conditions

    A skin condition called psoriasis. Gum disease. Tooth loss. 'Thinning' of the bones (osteoporosis). Raynaud's phenomenon - in this condition, fingers turn white or blu...

    Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis Conditions

    Juvenile psoriatic arthritis (2-15% of all cases of JIA) Arthritis occurs with psoriasis or arthritis plus at least two of: Inflammation of a finger or toe, causing pain and swelli...

    Living with Skin Disease Professional

    For example: Patients with eczema , vitiligo or psoriasis face embarrassment, worry and depression. A survey of patients with psoriasis revealed that many deliberately avo...

    PUVA Professional

    Use in specific conditions Psoriasis Used in older patients and those with severe psoriasis. Chronic plaque-type psoriasis is associated with up to 100% clearance. , ...

    Nappy Rash Conditions

    Occasionally, skin conditions such as eczema , psoriasis , infections and some rare skin diseases cause unusual nappy rashes. Nappy r...

    Fungal Scalp Infection (Scalp Ringworm) Conditions

    This may be mistaken for psoriasis. Some infections cause patches of hair loss (bald patches) to develop. The bald patches are usually inflamed and very scaly.

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