This is a common, chronic skin condition.  It is caused by inflammation and hyperproliferation of the skin.  It follows a relapsing and remitting course.  Symptoms of psoriasis  There are many types of psoriasis. But the main one is plaque psoriasis. It is characterised by well-delineated red, scaly plaques that can vary from a few to larger coverage of the skin. Lesions are well defined, normally shiny, and red. Psoriasis is not usually itchy. The skin can feel more irritated than itchy  Treatment of psoriasis 
  • Emollients
  • Weak topical corticosteroids
  • Calcitriol preparations 
 

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