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7. Picture of Psoriasis Vulgaris Erythematous

Picture of Psoriasis Vulgaris Erythematous
Image Source: Color Atlas & Synopsis of Pediatric Dermatology Kay Shou-Mei Kane, Jen Bissonette Ryder, Richard Allen Johnson, Howard P. Baden, Alexander Stratigos Copyright 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies. All rights reserved.

Psoriasis vulgaris is a condition that causes characteristic scaly plaques on the skin. This photo depicts a reddish plaque on the arm of a child with psoriasis.

Color Atlas & Synopsis of Pediatric Dermatology Kay Shou-Mei Kane, Jen Bissonette Ryder, Richard Allen Johnson, Howard P. Baden, Alexander Stratigos Copyright 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies. All rights reserved.

Text Reference: Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine, vol. 26, 2013: "Psoriasis Vulgaris: An Evidence-Based Guide for Primary Care"

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