PsoriasisBook - 2005
Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory, non-contagious skin disease. Characterized by itchy, thick, raised, red areas of skin covered with silverywhite scales, psoriasis affects 1 in 50 adults, making it one of the world's most common skin disorders. It can appear at any age with enough severity to affect one's ability to work making life very uncomfortable. Dr. Richard Langley presents an accessible, detailed look at this problem: • Causes and diagnosis • Psychosocial effects • Treatment options • Information on psoriatic arthritis • Psoriasis in children Psoriasis features line drawings, case studies, a comprehensive resource list and a glossary. A title in the Your Personal Health Series.
Publisher: Toronto : Key Porter Books, c2005.
Characteristics: 190 p. :,ill. ;,22 cm.