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Plaque Psoriasis (cont.)

Plaque Psoriasis Pictures

Media file 1: Plaque psoriasis. Image courtesy of Hon Pak, MD.
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Media file 2: Plaque psoriasis. Image courtesy of Hon Pak, MD.
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Media file 3: Plaque psoriasis. Photo courtesy of University of British Columbia, Division of Dermatology.
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Media file 4: Plaque psoriasis. Photo courtesy of University of British Columbia, Division of Dermatology.
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Media file 5: Psoriasis on the palms. Image courtesy of Hon Pak, MD.
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Media file 6: Plaque psoriasis with fissures, which are splits in the skin. Fissures usually occur where the skin bends (joints). The skin may bleed and is more susceptible to infection. Image courtesy of Hon Pak, MD.
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Media file 7: Plaque psoriasis on the back. Image courtesy of Hon Pak, MD.
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Media file 8: Severe plaque psoriasis. Note the classic red color and scales or plaque. Image courtesy of Hon Pak, MD.
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Media file 9: Nail psoriasis. Note the classic pits and yellowish color in the nails. Image courtesy of Hon Pak, MD.
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Media file 10: Psoriasis of the scalp. Image courtesy of Hon Pak, MD.
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REFERENCES:

Menter, Alan, et al. "Guidelines of Care for the Management of Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis." J Am Acad Dermatol 58.5 May 2008: 826-850.

Weigle, Nancy, and Sarah McBane. "Psoriasis." American Family Physician 87.9 May 1, 2013: 626-633.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 5/9/2014

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