World Psoriasis Day took place on 29 October this year.
In the interview below, recorded on 27 October, Dr Cathal O’Connor, Clinical Research Fellow in Paediatric Dermatology, SIVUH, Cork, Ireland discusses psoriasis as an autoimmune condition; the causes, including genetic and environmental factors contributing to the development; common sites affected; and treatments to manage this common condition.
Listen back to his interview on KFM Kildare Focus with Eoin Beatty.
The interview begins at 17:00.
For more on how to manage psoriasis, check out the recent video series launched to mark World Psoriasis Day.
If you need guidance or support about managing a skin condition, contact the Irish Skin Foundation’s Ask-a-Nurse Helpline