Ailments & Conditions

Psoriasis in the Lungs – Symptoms, Signs, Causes and More

What Is Psoriasis?

Psoriasis is an autoimmune disease that leads to the quick accumulation of skin cells. This causes scaling on the surface of the skin with red, thick spots on white skin and gray scales on darker tones. Redness and inflammation around these areas are quite common as well. In certain cases, these patches would bleed and crack. Psoriasis may affect different parts of the body, especially the joints, face, scalp, neck, feet, and hands. Although this chronic condition tends to be harmless, it may be associated with some lung diseases that can be dangerous. This article will introduce psoriasis in lungs, so keep reading. [1]