Chronic Plaque Psoriasis

The prevalence of psoriasis in the United States is 0.6-4.8 percent. It is more commen in men than in women. It is found that there is a family history in most of the cases particularly those with an early onset of the disease. This is not a genetic disease but there is some evidence that shows a genetic basis. This article provides a detailed explanation of pathogenesis, associated risk factors for the disease, various diagnosis techniques and the complications as a consequence of the chronic plaque psoriasis.