General knowledge
June 23, 2017

Psoriasis, sclerosis and scoliosis: Know the difference

Confused about these medical tongue-twisters? Although the names sound similar, they are very different condition. Don't get them confused! Psoriasis affects the skin Psoriasis is a chronic, inflammatory skin condition which causes your skin cells to build up faster than normal, forming red, scaly patches on the surface of your skin. Psoriasis typically develops on your knees, elbows, and scalp, but can also develop on your hands, feet, neck, scalp, and mouth. The causes The exact cause of psoriasis is unknown, but these two key factors may be linked to its development: Genetics. If someone in your family has psoriasis,…
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