Plaque Psoriasis Topic Guide
Plaque Psoriasis: Plaque psoriasis is the most common type of psoriasis. The skin is red and covered with silvery scales and is inflamed. Mild plaque psoriasis may be treated with topical therapy while severe cases of plaque psoriasis require systemic medications.
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.
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