Recent Examples of psoriasis from the Web
Privately held Escalier is developing drugs for psoriasis and other autoimmune disorders.
Thought to be an autoimmune condition where the cells in the top layer of skin are in overdrive, a psoriasis rash is made up of pink plaques with a characteristic silvery scale.
Obviously, Van Ness is a beauty — inside and out — regardless of his psoriasis.
Yet another reason to love Dove: the brand recently launched a new skincare line called DermaSeries that's formulated specifically for people with very dry skin or skin conditions like eczema and psoriasis.
Sales of drugs for immune-system disorders rose 5% to $3.1 billion, including recently approved Tremfya for plaque psoriasis.
The company is also increasing its salesforce by 25 percent, and moving about 80 sales reps to treatments for psoriasis, the chief executive said.
Amgen raised the price on Enbrel (its blockbuster rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis drug) by 9.7 percent and Teva increased prices on its ProAir HFA and ProAir RespiClick asthma inhalers by a respective 6 and 3 percent.
But injections are the most effective (or at least the most preferred) form of drug delivery for certain kinds of treatments, including those for chronic conditions like diabetes, psoriasis, arthritis, and others.
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Origin and Etymology of psoriasis
First Known Use: circa 1684See Words from the same year
PSORIASIS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of psoriasis for English Language Learners
medical : a skin disease that causes areas of your skin to become red and rough and to fall off
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