Psoriasis: Latest Trends in Treatment, Diagnosis and Management in Medical Science

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Year : 2022 | Volume : | Issue : 2 | Page : 24-32

    Dutta Amit Kumar

  1. Kumari Ritu

  1. Associate Professor, Department of Cancer Cytogenetics, Amity Institute of Biotechnology, Amity University, Jharkhand, India
  2. Lab Assistant, Department of Cancer Cytogenetics, Amity Institute of Biotechnology, Amity University, Jharkhand, India


Psoriasis is a common chronic inflammatory and autoimmune skin disease that primarily affects the skin. It affects about 2–4% of the world populations. It is clinically characterized by skin rashes, highly inflamed red scale itchy plaque. Abundant therapeutic agents are accessible for the treatment of psoriasis. Wide range of therapeutic mediators such as coal tar, topical corticosteroids, anthralin, retinoid, calcineurin inhibitors, methotrexate, cyclosporine are proven to be effective in treating mild to severe psoriasis. Psoriasis is a lifelong disease and the management, diagnosis and treatment of psoriasis depends on the severity of the disease. Topical therapy is first line treatment of psoriasis management as it has many advantages. For severe conditions, systemic treatment and phototherapy is indicated.

Keywords: Psoriasis, common types, epidemiology, causes, factors, latest treatment

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Regular Issue Open Access Article
Volume 11
Issue 2
Received July 10, 2022
Accepted August 9, 2021
Published August 30, 2022