Psoriasis is an incurable skin condition that can vary in severity with various factors playing a role in its development. Dermatology clinical nurse Selene Daly rounds up 15 need-to-know facts Currently there is no cure for psoriasis.
Once the disease is triggered the condition is lifelong. The good news is that with the right medical care psoriasis can be managed.
Here you can learn about the symptoms and an overview of different treatment types for moderate to severe plaque psoriasis.
You can also find out more about a biologic medicine called Enbrel® (etanercept), and learn how Enbrel® (etanercept) works to treat chronic moderate to severe plaque psoriasis in children 4 years and older and adults who may benefit from taking injections or pills (systemic therapy) or phototherapy (ultraviolet light).
Psoriasis is a chronic autoimmune disease characterized by painful and itchy skin lesions. Lyn Geunther says it's part of a new way of treating psoriasis.