Psoriasis is often a life-long, chronic inflammatory skin disease that presents with raised, red, scaly patches to appear on the skin. Although psoriasis is not contagious, it can run in families. Psoriasis can be associated with other conditions such as psoriatic arthritis and cardiovascular disease. There are many treatments including topical creams, light therapy, immunosuppressant medications, and newer biologic drugs.
The types of psoriasis include:
- Plaque psoriasis
- Guttate psoriasis
- Inverse psoriasis
- Pustular psoriasis
- Erythrodermic psoriasis
Please call us today at 732.702.1212 to learn how our expert dermatologist can help diagnose and treat your psoriasis.