Psoriasis is a long-lasting autoimmune disease characterized by patches of abnormal skin. These skin patches are typically red, dry, itchy, and scaly. On people with darker skin the patches may be purple in colour. Psoriasis varies in severity from small, localized patches to complete body coverage. Injury to the skin can trigger psoriatic skin changes at that spot, which is known as the Complications: Psoriatic arthritis. Trends in incidence of adult-onset psoriasis over three decades: a population-based study. Icen M(1), Crowson CS, McEvoy MT, Dann FJ, Gabriel SE, Maradit Kremers H. Author information: (1)Department of Health Sciences Research, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA.Cited by: 175.
Nov 22, 2013 · Psoriasis has been subclassified according to age of onset. Early onset psoriasis (also referred to as type I) has onset before the age of 40 years, with peak onset at 16–22 years of age, and comprises 70% of all psoriatics.Cited by: 60. Incidence studies of psoriasis are rare, mainly due to lack of established epidemiological criteria and the variable disease course. The objective of this study is to determine time trends in incidence and survival of psoriasis patients over three decades. We identified a population-based incidence.
What Is Psoriasis? Psoriasis is a skin disorder that causes skin cells to multiply up to 10 times faster than normal. This makes the skin build up into bumpy red patches covered with white scales. Jun 24, 2013 · A biopsy was read as psoriasis. Treatment: The patient responded well to topical application of a mid-potency corticosteroid combined with narrow-band UVB phototherapy. Note: Adult-onset psoriasis is uncommon without a precipitating factor. This patient was given an oral beta-blocker as management for his arrhythmia.Author: Ted Rosen.