Just like inflammatory bowel disease (Chrons) or inflammatory joint disease (arthritis), the skin can become a target for the smoldering or sometimes raging “fire” called PSORIASIS. This “fire” involves inflammation which involves a cellular component, mainly white blood cells (WBC), and a soluble component called mediators of inflammation. These molecules (cytokines, antibodies, etc.) tell the WBC where to go and what to do. WBC are divided primarily into B cells and T cells. The latter are the main mediators of PSORIASIS.
So much for the immunology review. WHAT CAN BE DONE? Repair is twofold.