What is Psoriasis

Psoriasis: Epidemiology, Clinical and Histological Features, Triggering Factors, Assessment of Severity and Psychosocial Aspects

What is Psoriasis? Psoriasis, a chronic erythematosquamous dermatitis that affects about 2-3% of the population, is characterized by abnormal keratinocyte hyperproliferation, resulting in thickening of the epidermis and of the stratum corneum. Psoriasis Vulgaris accounts for 90% of the psoriasis cases and is characterized by well-delineated reddish and scaly papules and plaques, typically on the elbows, knees, and scalp … Read More


What you want to know about methotrexate

image source: https://in.pinterest.com/pin/282037995389954997/ Methotrexate, sold under the brand name Methoblastin, is an antifolate drug, which means it inhibits the activation of folic acid in the body. It is taken once per week to treat a range of conditions. These include rheumatoid arthritis, the skin disorder psoriasis, and inflammatory bowel disease. This weekly therapy is known as … Read More

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