logging in or signing up psoriasis ruteteyt Download Post to : URL : Related Presentations : Let's Connect Share Add to Flag Embed Email Send to Blogs and Networks Add to Channel Copy embed code: Embed: Flash iPad Dynamic Copy Does not support media & animations Automatically changes to Flash or non-Flash embed WordPress Embed Customize Embed URL: Copy Thumbnail: Copy The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites. Views: 348 Category: Science & Tech.. License: All Rights Reserved Like it (0) Dislike it (0) Added: July 19, 2012 This Presentation is Public Favorites: 0 Presentation Description skin disease.. Comments Posting comment... Premium member Presentation Transcript Psoriasis: Psoriasis By T.SHIVAKUMAR Shiva.email@example.comDefinition: Definition A Chronic (long lasting) skin disease characterized by scaling and inflammation. Scaling occurs when cells in the outer layer of skin reproduce faster than normal and pile upon the skin’s surface.PowerPoint Presentation: Introduction Psoriasis is a chronic, autoimmune disease that appears on the skin. It occurs when the immune system sends out faulty signals speed up growth cycle of skin cells. The scaly patches commonly caused by psoriasis, called psoriatic plaques. Fingernails and toenails are frequently affected and can seen as an isolated symptom.Classification: Classification Plaque psoriasis ( psoriasis vulgaris ) is the most common form of psoriasis. Nonpustular psoriasis Erythrodermic psoriasis involves the widespread inflammation of the skin. Pustular psoriasis Other Psoriasis Guttate psoriasis Nail psoriasis Psoriatic arthritisSings and symptoms: Sings and symptoms Nail psoriasis Piaque of psoriasisQuality of life: Quality of life It shows affect health-related quality of life to an extent similar to the effects of other chronic as depression, myocardial infarction, hypertension congestive heart failure or type 2 Diabetes. Severity Psoriasis is usually graded as mild,moderate severe.PowerPoint Presentation: Cause Genetic factors Many genes are associated with it. Most of them involve the immune system, particularly. the major histocompatibility complex and T cells. Immunological factors In psoriasis, immune cells move from the dermis to the epidermis, where they stimulate skin cells to proliferate.PowerPoint Presentation: Diagnosis A diagnosis of psoriasis is usually based on the appearance of the skin. There are no special blood tests or diagnostic procedures for psoriasis. Sometimes a skin biopsy, or scraping, may be needed to rule out other disorders and to confirm the diagnosis. Management : Management Cognitive behaviour therapy Tropical treatment Photo therapy treatment Photo chemotherapy Systemic treatment Alternative therapyTropical Treatment: Tropical Treatment Sunlight Corticosteroids Calcipotrience Coal tar Moisturizes Bath solution Salicylic acidPhototheraphy Treatment: Phototheraphy Treatment UVB photo therapy UVA (ultraviolet A (UVA)Systemic Treatment: Systemic Treatment Methotrexate Cyclosporine Hydroxyurea Retionoids AntibioticsProngosis: Prongosis Psoriasis is a lifelong condition. There is currently no cure but various treatments can help to control the symptoms. Epidemiology Psoriasis affects both sexes equally and can occur at any age, although it most commonly appears for the first time between the ages of 15 and 25 years.Thanking you: Thanking you You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.