Psoriasis

Specialty of Pediatric dermatology

Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition that is manifested by red, scaly lesions color. Usually it appears on the elbows, knees or scalp, but can also manifest itself in the folds of skin on the soles of the feet, hands and nails (nail psoriasis). There are also different types of this disorder depending on the form present and its location: for example, pustular psoriasis, which occurs widely or localized, more frequently around the nails of the hands and feet (psoriasis nails) or palms (palmoplantar pustulosis). Other types of psoriasis or seborrheic are guttata. Currently there is no definitive cure for psoriasis, so treatment is based on alleviating symptoms and discomfort by topical preparations (creams, ointments or lotions) or by oral administration of drugs as well as several complementary techniques phototherapy also they offer significant benefits.