Skin psoriasis causes dry, red and flaky skin patches, silver ‘scaling’ of the skin, itching, and pain. It most commonly appears on the elbows, knees or scalp but can appear anywhere on the body.1 The condition can also have a significant impact on quality of life, affecting mental health and the day-to-day activities of the people who live with psoriasis. Discover more about symptoms and how to manage them in this section.
1 NHS. Overview Psoriasis. 2018. Available at: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/psoriasis/. Last accessed June 2019