- psoriatic arthritis,
Origin of psoriasis
Examples from the Web for psoriasis
She writes, “the baboon-man is my psoriasis... an illness that sticks to the skin and only wakes up when you no longer expect it.”
Psoriasis septennis, is the medical name for the "Seven year Itch!"Your Plants|James Sheehan
In ringworm all the patches tend to clear up in the centre; in psoriasis this is rarely, if ever, so.
In itch and psoriasis, and other scaly skin diseases, a little sulphur is commonly added to it.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II|Arnold Cooley
The tincture of green soap (tinctura saponis viridis) is especially valuable for cleansing purposes in psoriasis of the scalp.
At all events, Lepra and Psoriasis are true blood diseases, and are often inherited.The Action of Medicines in the System|Frederick William Headland
Word Origin for psoriasis
1680s, from medical Latin psoriasis, in Late Latin "mange, scurvy," from Greek psoriasis "being itchy," from psorian "to have the itch," from psora "itch, mange, scab," related to psen "to rub" (see psilo-). Related: Psoriatic.