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noun as in itch

noun as in mange

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It is prescribed for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis, and for autoimmune diseases such as lupus, psoriasis, and Crohn’s disease.

From Quartz

Psoriasis, which affects 2 to 3 percent of the global population, is an inflammatory skin disease marked by red, scaly patches that itch or burn.

This anti-inflammatory medication treats a slew of diseases ranging from psoriasis to arthritis to Crohn’s disease.

From Fortune

Additionally, early clinical trials have indicated that the drug might also help treat psoriasis.

She writes, “the baboon-man is my psoriasis... an illness that sticks to the skin and only wakes up when you no longer expect it.”

At what age does psoriasis usually first make its appearance?

Are there any constitutional or subjective symptoms in psoriasis?

How are you to distinguish the papulo-squamous syphiloderm from psoriasis?

When the patches arrange themselves in an irregular winding or festoon-like manner; as, for instance, in some cases of psoriasis.

Psoriasis of the scalp rarely exists independently of other patches elsewhere on the general surface.


On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to psoriasis, such as: crawling, creeping, irritation, itchiness, prickling, and rawness.

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