Scalp psoriasis refers to the condition characterized by raised, reddish and scaly patches on the scalp. This is a very common skin disorder which can develop on one or multiple patches on the scalp.
In some cases the condition may affect the whole scalp and spread to the forehead, back or neck and even behind the ears.Scalp psoriasis is often found associated with other types of psoriasis. It can range from being mild to severe.
Severe forms of scalp psoriasis causes long lasting thick and crusted lesions on the scalp.
Intense itching associated with this condition often affects the sleep.
Frequent scratching of the scalp may lead to infections and even hair loss. This skin condition often makes the person feel embarrassed and ashamed.