Management of scalp psoriasis

Dr. Abin Abraham Itty
Dysregulated immune response leads to a chronic, systemic inflammatory disease known as psoriasis. The most common subtype of psoriasis is plaque psoriasis and accounts for about 80–90% of cases. Clinically, scalp psoriasis presents as well demarcated erythematous plaques with silvery white scales.

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Zinc-methionine complex: An adjunctive therapeutic option to consider in acne management
Acne vulgaris is a commonly seen disorder in the dermatology clinics. It is described as a chronic inflammatory disorder of the pilosebaceous units, believed to result from hypersensitivity of the sebaceous glands to circulating androgens, which bind to their pertinent receptors on these glands and lead to increased sebum production, hyperproliferation and plugging of the follicles, their subsequent rupture, and release of inflammatory mediators.

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