Guttate Psoriasis Topic Guide
Guttate Psoriasis: Guttate psoriasis is a type of psoriasis that looks like small, salmon-pink drops on the skin. The word guttate is derived from the Latin word gutta, meaning drop. Other symptoms and signs include nail changes and itchy droplike lesions. This type of psoriasis usually resolves on its own in a few weeks. More resistant cases may benefit from PUVA therapy.
Psoriasis Psoriasis is a common and chronic skin disorder that affects 1%-2% of people in the U.S. Symptoms and signs include red, raised, scaly areas on the skin that may itch or burn. Treatment may involve topical therapy, phototherapy, and systemic therapy.