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    Psoriasis Kj Holder Alaska Career College Psoriasis Psoriasis is an unpredictable, persistent, and irritating skin disorder characterized by skin cells multiplying ten times faster than the average rate. In persons affected with psoriasis once, the underlying skin surfaces the sheer volume of skin cells causes raised, red plaques that are scaly and white. These plaques commonly show up in places such as on the knees, elbows, and scalp. It is also not uncommon to see these plaques in areas such as the torso, palms, and soles of the feet. Symptoms of psoriasis very from person to person depending on the type you have and the severity. General symptoms of psoriasis include plaques of red skin with flaky scales on top. Cracking, bleeding, itching, and pain accompanying the red plaques; in severe cases the plaques can merge with another and cover…

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    Psoriasis is a skin condition in which the life cycle of skin cells causing extra skin to be produced causing the skin to become very thick, itchy and even produce red patches on the skin. Psoriasis develops due to disruption and malfunction in the immune system. The disorder is also genetic because most of the people who have psoriasis inherit it from their family members. Symptoms of psoriasis include patches of red, thick skin with scales that have a silvery pigment, dry, cracked skin that…

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    Psoriasis is a skin condition that involves the immune system, resulting in inflammation, and has the characteristic appearance of silver scales that arise from increased proliferation of the keratinocytes in the epidermal layer [58, 59]. Psoriasis is typically treated with topical steroid medications or with vitamin D analogue medications such as calcipotriol as well as with moisturizing agents [58]. The treatment of psoriasis also includes systemic medications that suppress the immune system…

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    The skin is a major component of the integumentary system and forms a defensive barrier that protects the internal environment against external forces (Seeley, 2008). Studies carried out by Lowes, Suárez-Fariñas, and Krueger (2013), Cargill et al. (2007) and Tsoi et al. (2012) show that psoriasis vulgaris is a homeostatic disorder of the skin that interrupts the normal proliferation, differentiation and maturation of epithelial cells in the stratum corneum. The focul site of psoriasis…

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    autoimmune disease. One of the most common autoimmune diseases is psoriasis, a chronic skin diseases categorized with raised, red, scaly patches on various parts of the body. Psoriasis, is a very complex disease and research is still being done for more effective treatments and to fine a definite causes for psoriasis. In this research paper, the reader will have a chance to grasp…

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    Abstract Psoriasis is a chronic auto – immune disease that is believed to be inherited and most common in women. There are seven types of Psoriasis (Plaque Psoriasis, Guttate Psoriasis, Inverse Psoriasis, Pustular Psoriasis, Erythrodemic Psoriasis, Nail Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis), but the most common is Plaque Psoriasis and it affects 4 million people in the United States. It is characterized by raised, inflamed, patchy, red skin covered with white scales that is cause by an excess of…

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    My topic is on Psoriasis. I can remember the first time I seen it I was very young. Big blistery and red patches of scaly skin. I decided to pick this topic because I am interested in working in the dermatology field as a Nurse Practitioner. That means I will be dealing with and seeing all different types of skin problems and issues. My Aunt struggles with this disorder on a daily basis. I was interested in finding out the major impact it has on her life. Psoriasis is a chronic autoimmune…

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    Psoriasis is an immune-mediated chronic inflammatory disorder that is associated with both genetic and environmental factors. It is characterized by increased epidermal cell turnover, increased number of epidermal stem cells, and abnormal differentiation of keratin expression leading to thickened skin with copious scale (Ball, Dains, Flynn, Solomon, & Stewart, 2015). Psoriasis presents as symmetrical, sharply demarcated, erythematous, dry, scaling, pruritic plaques affecting the skin (Gupta,…

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    Conditions By Fred A Selby | Submitted On July 16, 2013 Recommend Article Article Comments Print Article Share this article on Facebook 1 Share this article on Twitter 1 Share this article on Google+ 1 Share this article on Linkedin 1 Share this article on StumbleUpon 1 Share this article on Delicious 1 Share this article on Digg 1 Share this article on Reddit 1 Share this article on Pinterest 1 Expert Author Fred A Selby Skin Conditions are not completely understood, but there are…

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    They wish other people knew that this condition was an auto-immune disease, not something that is “dirty” or contagious. Caregivers believe that if others had this information, they would be more sympathetic and less hurtful to their children i. Psoriasis is not contagious. I wish that people would not stare at my son.- Francis ii. I wish that other people knew that it is an auto immune disease and not a skin condition per se. I guess it 's different in that it 's the immune system that is in…

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