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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.
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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
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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.
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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.
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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)
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Translations

psoriasis

[səˈraɪəsɪs] Nsoriasis f
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psoriasis

nSchuppenflechte f, → Psoriasis f (spec)
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psoriasis

[sɒˈraɪəsɪs] npsoriasi f
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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.
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psoriasis

n psoriasis f
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Psoriasis arthropathica, pustular psoriasis, or erythrodermic psoriasis The usual dose of Methotrexate is 6 mg per week and orally administered once or as a divided dose two or three times.
By disease indication psoriasis drug market is split into plaque, nail, guttate, pustular, and erythrodermic psoriasis. Hospitals, retail pharmacies, and e-commerce are potential distribution channels in psoriasis drugs market.
NORTH CHICAGO, III., March 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), a research-based global biopharmaceutical company, today announced that the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) has approved SKYRIZI[TM] (risankizumab), an interleukin-23 (IL-23) inhibitor, for the treatment of plaque psoriasis, generalized pustular psoriasis, erythrodermic psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis in adult patients who have an inadequate response to conventional therapies.
The product is intended for the treatment of plaque psoriasis, generalised pustular psoriasis, erythrodermic psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis in adult patients who have an inadequate response to conventional therapies.
Biopharmaceutical company AbbVie (NYSE:ABBV) revealed on Monday the receipt of approval from the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) for SKYRIZI for the treatment of plaque psoriasis, generalised pustular psoriasis, erythrodermic psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis in adult patients in Japan.
AbbVie announced that the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, or MHLW, has approved SKYRIZI, an interleukin-23 inhibitor, for the treatment of plaque psoriasis, generalized pustular psoriasis, erythrodermic psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis in adult patients who have an inadequate response to conventional therapies.
In their study, the most common aetiology of exfoliative dermatitis was drug reactions (n= 19, 32.7%) followed by atopic dermatitis (n= 12, 20.6%) and erythrodermic psoriasis (n= 10, 7.2%).
Complete resolution of erythrodermic psoriasis in an HIV and HCV patient unresponsive to antipsoriatic treatments after highly active antiretroviral therapy (Ritonavir, Atazanavir, Emtricitabine, Tenofovir).
Punch biopsy showed psoriasis-form dermatitis, and a diagnosis of erythrodermic psoriasis was established.
Erythrodermic psoriasis with regression after prophylaxis with isoniazid and antidepressant therapy: case report.
It affects approximately 2-3% of the general population affecting both gender equally.1 The most common variant is the plaque psoriasis (psoriasis vulgaris) while others are guttate, rupioid, pustular and erythrodermic psoriasis. Etiology and pathogenesis include certain genetic (HLA-Cw6) plus environmental factors like trauma, infection, drugs, sunlight, metabolic conditions and stress.
- erythrodermic psoriasis, an extremely rare type that appears all over the body