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Psoriasis is a condition that causes skin cells to multiply several times faster than they should be, popularly known as psoriasis. People with psoriasis have red spots covered with white scales on their skin.

Who Gets Psoriasis?

Psoriasis is a disease that is usually passed on due to genetic transmission. If it is not genetic, psoriasis can occur later due to stress.

What Are the Symptoms of Psoriasis?

Psoriasis, which is not contagious and causes red patches covered with white scales on the skin, is usually seen on the scalp, elbows, knees, and back. Although each psoriasis manifests itself in different forms, the general symptoms are the formation of red spots, itching, and redness on the skin. In people with advanced psoriasis, these spots can cover the skin to a greater extent.

What are the Psoriasis Diagnosis and Treatment Processes?

Psoriasis can be discovered during a physical examination. Doctors can diagnose psoriasis with body control, especially on the scalp, ears, elbows and nails. However, in some cases, biopsy is also requested to check whether there is a skin infection. Psoriasis is diagnosed by physical examination and biopsy. Psoriasis is a chronic condition. Therefore, there is no complete treatment method. However, the spread of psoriasis on the skin can be prevented. Therefore, early diagnosis and correct treatment are very important in psoriasis. Proper treatment of psoriasis also prevents inflammation and minimizes the risks of heart disease, stroke and other diseases. The drugs used in the treatment of psoriasis vary according to the type of psoriasis.

Maltepe University Faculty of Medicine Hospitals Psoriasis Department

As Maltepe University Faculty of Medicine Hospitals, we know the importance of early diagnosis of Psoriasis thanks to our expert doctor staff, and we meet the treatment process after making the necessary diagnosis with our advanced treatment methods. Thus, we increase the quality of life of our patients and prevent the progression of psoriasis to advanced levels.

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