PESHAWAR: Rehman Medical Institute (RMI), Peshawar will observe “World Psoriasis Day” on October 29 to raise awareness among the people about Psoriasis.
In this connection, an awareness campaign is being held in RMI to commemorate this day. RMI Dermatology department also offered consultation and treatment by specialists in dermatology, said a statement.
Psoriasis is a chronic, lifelong, relapsing inflammatory skin disorder. It is characterized by thickened, red skin covered with silvery scales and presents itself on various areas of the body, like scalp, trunk, elbows, knees, joints and nails.
Psoriasis is associated with cardiovascular disorders, Diabetes, Metabolic syndrome and Depression. it said.
An appropriate treatment regime for a patient is usually selected from the available medication, topical and systemic as well as photo therapy. Recent advancement in the treatment of Psoriasis has opened a new era in its management with the advent of biologic treatment.
From the Dermatologists view point, the possibility of better compliance, more complete clearance, and fewer adverse events is the goal of treatment.