Font Size
A
A
A

Nail Psoriasis (cont.)

Nail Psoriasis Pictures

Media file 1: Anatomy of the nail, view from top.
Media file 1: Anatomy of the nail, view from top. Click to view larger image.

Media file 2: Anatomy of the nail, side view.
Media file 2: Anatomy of the nail, side view. Click to view larger image.

Media file 3: Nail psoriasis with nail loosening. Image courtesy of Hon Pak, MD.
Media file 3: Nail psoriasis with nail loosening. Image courtesy of Hon Pak, MD. Click to view larger image.

Media file 4: Nail psoriasis of the fingernails and toenails. Note discoloration. Image courtesy of Hon Pak, MD.
Media file 4: Nail psoriasis of the fingernails and toenails. Note discoloration. Image courtesy of Hon Pak, MD. Click to view larger image.

Media file 5: Nail psoriasis with pitting. Image courtesy of Hon Pak, MD.
Media file 5: Nail psoriasis with pitting. Image courtesy of Hon Pak, MD. Click to view larger image.

Media file 6: Nail psoriasis with joint involvement.
Media file 6: Nail psoriasis with joint involvement. Click to view larger image.

Media file 7: Extensive psoriasis with nail and joint involvement.
Media file 7: Extensive psoriasis with nail and joint involvement

REFERENCES:

Li, Cindy. "Nail Psoriasis." Medscape.com. Jan. 22, 2015. <http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1107949-overview>.

United States. National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases. "Questions and Answers About Psoriasis." Oct. 2013. <http://www.niams.nih.gov/Health_Info/Psoriasis/default.asp>.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/8/2015

Must Read Articles Related to Nail Psoriasis

Psoriasis
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 ma...learn more >>
Types of Psoriasis
Types of Psoriasis Psoriasis is a chronic disease of the skin that affects approximately 5.5 million people in the United States. Typical characteristics of psoriasis are red, dry...learn more >>
Psoriasis Medications
Understanding Psoriasis Medications There are a number of good treatment options to control the skin lesions of psoriasis. Topical agents are practical when treating localized disease. Phototherap...learn more >>

Patient Comments & Reviews

The eMedicineHealth doctors ask about Nail Psoriasis:

Nail Psoriasis - Treatment

What treatment has been effective for your nail psoriasis?

Nail Psoriasis - Symptoms

What symptoms did you experience with your nail psoriasis?




Read What Your Physician is Reading on Medscape

Psoriasis, Nails »

Psoriatic nail disease has many clinical signs.

Read More on Medscape Reference »


Medical Dictionary