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Guttate Psoriasis (cont.)

Guttate Psoriasis Pictures

Media file 1: Guttate psoriasis. Red drop-like lesions are found on the skin.
Media file 1: Guttate psoriasis. Red drop-like lesions are found on the skin. Image courtesy of Hon Pak, MD.

Media file 2: Guttate psoriasis.
Media file 2: Guttate psoriasis. Image courtesy of Hon Pak, MD.

Media file 3: A close-up view of guttate psoriasis. Notice the salmon-pink (red) drop-like lesions. Fine scales can be seen on the lesions. These scales are much finer than those associated with plaque psoriasis.
Media file 3: A close-up view of guttate psoriasis. Notice the salmon-pink (red) drop-like lesions. Fine scales can be seen on the lesions. These scales are much finer than those associated with plaque psoriasis. Image courtesy of Hon Pak, MD.

Media file 4: Plaque psoriasis. Notice the scales are not as fine as those associated with guttate psoriasis.
Media file 4: Plaque psoriasis. Notice the scales are not as fine as those associated with guttate psoriasis. Image courtesy of Hon Pak, MD.

REFERENCES:

Altman, Kirstin. "Guttate Psoriasis." Mar. 3, 2016. Medscape.

Lysell, Josefin, et al. "Clinical Characterisation at Onset of Childhood Psoriasis – A Cross Sectional Study in Sweden." Acta Derm Venereol 95 (2015): 457-461.

Pfingstler, Lisa F., et al. "Guttate Psoriasis Outcomes." Cutis 97.2 February 2016: 140-144.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 3/29/2017

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Guttate psoriasis refers to a distinctive, acute clinical presentation of an eruption characterized by small, droplike, 1-10 mm in diameter, salmon-pink papules, usually with a fine scale

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