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
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Efficacy and safety of simvastatin for psoriasis vulgaris - a historical control study.
Improvement of Psoriasis Vulgaris with Oral Nickel Dibromide.
sup][74] indicated that there was no significant increase in the proportion of individuals with the MTHFR C677T polymorphisms in patients with psoriasis vulgaris (367 patients) compared with the level in controls (84 controls) in the Malaysian population.
In Japan, it is also approved for psoriasis vulgaris, psoriatic arthritis, pustular psoriasis and psoriatic erythroderma.
About 80% of psoriasis patients worldwide suffer from the most common form - psoriasis vulgaris, also known as plaque psoriasis.
Kaposi's sarcoma in a patient with psoriasis vulgaris.
4) Plaque psoriasis, also known as psoriasis vulgaris, makes up about 90% of cases.
Histopathological examination revealed hyperkeratosis, acanthosis, loss of granular layer, supra-papillary thinning, dilated papillary dermal vessels, and a perivascular chronic inflammatory infiltrate in the dermis s/o psoriasis vulgaris (Figure 2).
Mean platelet volume is elevated in patients with psoriasis vulgaris.
Taken together, these symptoms are clear indications of the possible presence of PSA in patients already known to have psoriasis vulgaris, and these signs warrant the respective clinician to initiate an appropriate diagnostic investigation.
A novel aerosol foam formulation of calcipotriol and betamethasone has no impact on HPA axis and calcium homeostasis in patients with extensive psoriasis vulgaris.
13 found that serum levels of YKL-40 increased in psoriasis vulgaris and in generalised pustular psoriasis, characterised by neutrophil infiltration into the epidermis leading to Kogoj's spongiotic pustule.