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1st case of p. recorded in uk
« on: May 04, 2004, 10:05:38 PM »


hi, all
I started a few wks ago searching for the 1st doc/record of p.  in uk
And then world wide, I tried all phrases/terms etc and engines
But no luck, Found loads of interesting p sites and theories
How ever I kept getting,  that herophiliuls documented in the 5thcentry
Aristotle and imotep had mentioned p and treatments, and many modern
Day profs/ reckon when the bible refers to lepers it means p
So how come my parents dragged me round the country 6 diff/ derms
Over 2 years before a def/diag, was made and there excuse of its rare
How can it be rare when it was documented  way back in history
Perhaps, my parents just picked on 6 usless derms, who blamed it on
Jam,choc,sugar, exhaust fumes, house dust mites ozone etc etc,
It goes in 7 year cycle he will grow out of it , and you trust them,
Well use to  
I know  they didin’t have any computers 45/46 years ago but they got books
What do they teach them about  p and all the probs that comes with it
As in a prev/post my p pa is older than my derm and the derm nurse
Didin’t know  much about p. pa. wavelenths how many life hrs the tubes have etc
What do they teach them? !now where was I are yes! so the searches of last wks
Have got me down a bit, I can remember 25 years  ago  the med/prof saying a cure for p.   is just a year away, I think will be another 25y for a 100% cure for everybody,
Anyway back to my search if any one as got a link on1st  etc let us know!  

Ps
By the way  apparently  according to the experts  p. Is psoriasis vulgaris
Vulgaris meaning common, I can remember an old derm calling it that
A few years ago

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Re: 1st case of p. recorded in uk
« Reply #1 on: May 04, 2004, 10:47:48 PM »

G'day David,

My experience was the complete opposite to your's in regards to having my P diagnosed.

I said to the first doctor that I visited when I was about 20 - "Hey doc, what's this rash on my face?"

After he had a bit of a look he said - "It looks like Lupus to me."
He came to that conclusion because my facial rash was in the Lupus atypical butterfly shape on either side of my nose.

Anyway, he sent me to a derm, whom I seen about a week later. The derm said he thought it was P - He did a skin biopsy & a week later it was confirmed that I had P - The diagnosis took about 2 weeks from the time I first seen the doc.

The one week wait between seeing doc & derm had me scurrying around checking out what Lupus was - I can tell you that I was extremely relieved & happy that it was diagnosed as P & not Lupus - I was probably the first person who was happy to be dianosed as having P!!

The derm immediately gave me Diprosone cream which cleared it up straight away - So I was thinking at the time that this P thing is easily beat - The ensuing 20 years soon put a stop to that idea.

As for the first recorded P sufferer - I'll have a bit of a look later & see what I can come up with.





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Re: 1st case of p. recorded in uk
« Reply #2 on: May 05, 2004, 08:39:38 AM »
I'd be very interested inany results you guys get to this one...

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Re: 1st case of p. recorded in uk
« Reply #3 on: May 05, 2004, 02:37:47 PM »
whats lupus??

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Re: 1st case of p. recorded in uk
« Reply #4 on: May 05, 2004, 02:51:57 PM »
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whats lupus??


Just briefly Hanna - Cause I'm going to bed  :D  But if you want to know more I'll post something tomorrow.

Lupus  is an autoimmune disease that can affect virtually any system in the body - Think of it as a 'self-allergy' where the body attacks its own cells and tissues, causing inflammation, pain, and possible organ damage.
It is often accompanied by a butterfly shaped rash on either side of the nose.





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Re: 1st case of p. recorded in uk
« Reply #5 on: May 09, 2004, 12:14:48 AM »
this is the 3rd try/post
hi, all
i am still looking,and learning
came across this page, you have to type this in
freepages.family.rootsweb.com/~kallenbach/blankinshipvikings..htm

these vikings have got a lot to answer for
 
« Last Edit: May 10, 2004, 08:37:19 AM by david_8 »
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Re: 1st case of p. recorded in uk
« Reply #6 on: May 16, 2004, 10:59:44 PM »
Hiya

apparantly P is mentioned in the bible so it has obviously been around and recognised for a fair while?? lol

kaye ::)
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Re: 1st case of p. recorded in uk
« Reply #7 on: May 17, 2004, 02:22:50 PM »
hi, all
still trying to track 1st case p. without paying that is!
been trying p group sites in israel/china etc, very interesting
iv'e got even more questions with no answers as yet!
having prob's will update later   
hi, back again its prob/best if you type this in

www.eczemasite.com/history-of-psoriasis.htm

www.netspace.net.au/~el/history.htm  
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Re: 1st case of p. recorded in uk
« Reply #8 on: May 17, 2004, 03:30:57 PM »
Does this help????

'The History of Psoriasis
Although the name psoriasis was not introduced for many years the actual condition of psoriasis was first talked of by the Greek Physician, Hippocrates who lived between 460 and 377 BC. The condition has indeed been around for a long time, with our current knowledge evolving over hundreds of years.

Psoriasis was again mentioned in the first century by Cornelius celsus, a Roman author. Celsus described it as the fourth variant of impetigo, a condition caused by staphlococcus pyogenes. This condition appears as red patches with watery blisters on the skin.

Joseph Jacob Plenck (Vienna 1776) wrote of Psoriasis as being amongst the group of desquamative (scaly or scale like) diseases. He did not delve further to differentiate it from other dermatological conditions.

The English dermatologist, Robert Willan (1757 ~ 1812) recognized psoriasis as an independent disease. He identified two categories. Leprosa Graecorum was the term he used to describe the condition when the skin had scales. Psora Leprosa described the condition when it became eruptive.

In 1841 Ferdinand Hebra, a Viennese dermatologist worked on Willan's notes and was the first to ascribe the name 'psoriasis'. It was Hebra who described the clinical picture of psoriasis that is used today. The hereditary factor of psoriasis had already been established by this time.'




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