Scalp Psoriasis chronic/curable inflammatory skin condition causing raised red patches on your skin.
Updated: Jun 12, 2022
Cause: Unknown but studies point to your immune system. Tends to run in families.
-Sun injuries-sunburn- infections (cold, strep throat) - winter weather- drinking alcohol- medicines - stress levels, smoking.
Symptoms: raised skin -red skin patches- with silver scales on scalp elbows- knees- low back- or buttocks.
Easy to spot but skin is tested to be sure with a (biopsy).
Biopsy: A biopsy is a medical test commonly performed by a surgeon, interventional radiologist, or an interventional cardiologist. The process involves extraction of sample cells or tissues for examination to determine the presence or extent of a disease. Wikipedia
Treatment: medicine on the scalp.
Phototherapy: Light therapy Light therapy—or phototherapy, classically referred to as heliotherapy—is a method recognized by scientific medicine for the treatment of various diseases. It includes exposure to outdoor daylight or specific indoor artificial light sources. Wikipedia
Ultraviolet ( UV) light which reduces inflammation and slows down the creation of skin cells, is used in other conditions like eczema!
improves 2-3 weeks/ remission in 3-12 weeks.
Forms of Scalp Psoriasis
Guttate 10% trunk, limbs, scalp
inverse: armpits, under breast, groin, genitals
pustular: puss-filled( non contagious blisters)
erythrodermic: (3%) potentially life-threatening lesions all over the body. this condition is hereditary and starts young.
Most of the genes are linked to the immune system, in the inflammatory pathways. First lesions normally appear after Urinary tract infections.
Inflammation dilates blood vessels resulting in redness and itchiness. large numbers of activated t-cells infiltrate the epidermis which induces the proliferation of skin cells the cells divide and move up quickly in a matter of days instead of weeks causing a build-up of dead skin cells on the scalp.
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