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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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adj psoriásico
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The most common psoriasic nail features were dissimilar in different studies.
Oral curcumin in the treatment of moderate to severe psoriasic vulgaris: a prospective clinical trial.
Other forms of arthritis include psoriasic arthritis (in people with the skin condition psoriasis), ankylosing spondylitis (which mostly affects the spine), reactive arthritis (arthritis that occurs as a reaction to another illness in the body), and arthritis in the temporomandibular joint (where the jaw joins the skull).