Psoriasis is a skin disease with red, sharply edged patches and white flakes. These are often present on knees and elbows, but they can spread over the entire body. Psoriasis often runs in families and is heritable. The disease can occur suddenly at any age. Joint complaints and nail diseases can occur.


Psoriasis can be well-treated with cream or other medication, the dermatologist will discuss the appropriate treatment during the consultation.