What is psoriasis?

Afflicting people of all ages, psoriasis usually first appears in early adulthood. Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory medical condition that most commonly involves skin cells growing too quickly. The excessive skin cell growth leads to psoriasis lesions. The lesions have three characteristic features: scaling, thickening and inflammation (redness).


Psoriasis is caused by a range of genetic factors. If you have a predisposition to psoriasis, it can be triggered by bacterial infection, inflammation, psychological stress, certain drugs, alcohol and over-exposure to the sun.

Learn more about psoriasis

If you want to understand psoriasis better and learn more about how to live with the condition, visit QualityCare™ for psoriasis. Here you can also read about psoriasis myths and facts.

Psoriasis clinical trials for children

In order to protect the privacy of children, we do not list pediatric clinical trials on this website. If you are a parent or guardian who would like to know more about clinical trials for children conducted by LEO Pharma, you are welcome to get more information on Please note that LEO Pharma does not control and is not responsible for the content of the third party site

Clinical trials

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  • Psoriasis vulgaris on the body (trial number LP0053-1004)

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