Sentence Examples

  • Characterized by severe scaling, itching, and pain that affects most of the body, erythrodermic psoriasis disrupts the body's chemical balance and can cause severe illness or even death when the body's immune system becomes compromised.
  • Psoriasis can seriously impact children's lives when the hands and feet are affected so the children cannot take notes or walk or play, or when the disease becomes so widespread that the immune system becomes compromised.
  • Psoriasis is considered mild if it affects less than 5 percent of the surface of the body; moderate, if 5 to 30 percent of the skin is involved, and severe, if the disease affects more than 30 percent of the body surface.
  • According to Dr. William Crook, yeast overgrowth in the gut compromises health on a systemic level and may encourage everything from asthma and psoriasis to digestive tract problems, again depending on overall health.
  • In psoriasis the epidermis separates in flakes at various spots which have not been subjected to pressure, and to cure it ointment containing tar or other products of the dry distillation of wood is employed.