Scalp Psoriasis

What is Scalp Psoriasis?

  • Skin disorder that results in raised, reddish and scaly patches.
  • Pops up as a single patch or several, and can affect the entire scalp.
  • Causes severe itching and discomfort.

What happens in Scalp Psoriasis?

  • Occurs when the immune system sends faulty signals and scalp cells grow too quickly.
  • Causes a silvery sheen and dry scales .
  • Can be very mild, with slight, fine scaling.
  • Can also be very severe with thick, crusted plaques covering the entire scalp.

Whom does it affect?

  • 50% of people who have psoriasis have it on their scalp too.
  • Normally develops between the ages of 15-20 years or later between 50-60 years.
  • Around 75% of patients are affected before the age of 40.
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