Psoriasis is a skin disease that causes red, itchy scaly patches, most commonly on the knees, elbows, trunk and scalp. Psoriasis is a common, long-term (chronic) disease with no cure. It tends to go through cycles, flaring for a period of time stretching from a few weeks or longer, then subsiding for a while or going into remission.
People with this disorder may experience the following physical and psychological symptoms:
- Joint pain
- Skin rashes, dryness, peeling, bumps, and redness