Continue reading...What is psoriasis?
Psoriasis is a chronic and inflammatory dermatological disease. Although its main symptoms may appear on elbows, knees and leather hair, it can appear on any part of the body.
Like many dermatological diseases, it is not spread or inherited, but there may be a slight genetic predisposition factor.
It is an autoimmune disease, that is, it occurs due to a malfunction of the immune system. It is a disease of recurrent onset with periods of improvement and disappearance of the signs until times when the lesions can get worse.
Psoriasis has no cure and can relatively affect the patient’s quality of life. But it is important to know that medical treatment can control the disease and relieve symptoms for long periods.
Why does psoriasis appear?
To understand psoriasis and its symptoms, it is necessary to clarify a little more what this disease is and how it works.
T lymphocytes, normally responsible for...