psoriasis

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pso·ri·a·sis

 (sə-rī′ə-sĭs)
n.
A noncontagious inflammatory skin disease characterized by recurring reddish patches covered with silvery scales.

[Greek psōriāsis, itch, mange, from psōriān, to have the itch, from psōrā, itch.]

pso′ri·at′ic (sôr′ē-ăt′ĭk) adj.

psoriasis

(səˈraɪəsɪs)
n
(Pathology) a skin disease characterized by the formation of reddish spots and patches covered with silvery scales: tends to run in families
[C17: via New Latin from Greek: itching disease, from psōra itch]
psoriatic adj

pso•ri•a•sis

(səˈraɪ ə sɪs)

n.
a common chronic, inflammatory skin disease characterized by scaly patches.
[1675–85; < New Latin < Greek psōríāsis=psōriā-, variant s. of psōriân to have an itch (derivative of psṓra itch) + -sis -sis]
pso•ri•at•ic (ˌsɔr iˈæt ɪk, ˌsoʊr-) adj.

psoriasis

A condition in which areas of skin thicken, redden, and often develop a silvery, scaled top layer. This develops because new cells are being produced at a faster rate than normal. The cause is unknown, but an attack can be triggered by stress or infection.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.psoriasis - a chronic skin disease characterized by dry red patches covered with scalespsoriasis - a chronic skin disease characterized by dry red patches covered with scales; occurs especially on the scalp and ears and genitalia and the skin over bony prominences
disease of the skin, skin disease, skin disorder - a disease affecting the skin
acanthosis - an abnormal but benign thickening of the prickle-cell layer of the skin (as in psoriasis)
Translations

psoriasis

[səˈraɪəsɪs] Nsoriasis f

psoriasis

nSchuppenflechte f, → Psoriasis f (spec)

psoriasis

[sɒˈraɪəsɪs] npsoriasi f

pso·ri·a·sis

n. psoriasis, dermatitis crónica que se manifiesta con manchas rojas cubiertas de escamas blancas;
___ annularis___ anular;
circular ______ pustular con pústulas;
___ universalis___ generalizada.

psoriasis

n psoriasis f
References in periodicals archive ?
Subjects of age 18 years and above with all clinical forms of psoriasis except for pustular and erythrodermic psoriasis were included in the study and patients who were pregnant or breast feeding or receiving disease modifying systemic therapy within 6 weeks from the date of enrolment were excluded.
Based on the clinical presentations, it is classified into four groups as follows: psoriasis vulgaris (PsV), arthritic psoriasis, pustular psoriasis (PP), and erythrodermic psoriasis.
Finally in erythrodermic psoriasis, the lesions are all over, redness and scaling throughout the body.
Exclusion criteria were pustular psoriasis, erythrodermic psoriasis, diabetes, obesity, family history of hyperlipidemia, renal and liver failure, and patients on retinoids or lipid lowering agents.
In October 2010, erythrodermic psoriasis requiring admittance to hospital, developed.
These include erythrodermic psoriasis and pustular psoriasis.