Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory skin condition that most patients start to present during their 20s or 50s. Psoriasis presents as scaly plaques that mostly affect scalp, knees, elbows, lower back & nail plates. Up to 30% of patients may develop joint pains.
Pruritus is a a sensation that elicits a desire to scratch. Pruritus is the most common skin symptom, with underlying systemic etiology in 10-25% of patients