Posts Tagged: Vulgaris

Psoriasis Vulgaris: The Basics…

Psoriasis is a common, chronic, recurrent inflammatory disease of the skin characterized by well circumscribed, erythematous, dry, scaling plaques that are usually covered by silvery white scale (plaque type, the most common form).  The lesions tend to be symmetric and have a predilection for the scalp, nails, extensor surfaces of the limbs, umbilical region and… Read more »

Warts (Verruca Vulgaris): Common Type

There are over a 150 different types of human papilloma virus, the virus that causes verruca vulgaris, more commonly referred to as warts.  Warts are very common…in Australia 22% and in the Netherlands 33% of children were found to have cutaneous warts. Human papillomavirus type 1, 2, 4, 27, 57, and 63 cause common warts. … Read more »