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Psoriasis (cont.)

Psoriasis Pictures

Media file 1: Guttate psoriasis. Red drop-like lesions are found on the skin. This type of psoriasis usually occurs after a streptococcal (bacterial) infection. Image courtesy of Hon Pak, MD.
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Media file 2: Pustular psoriasis. Image courtesy of Hon Pak, MD.
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Media file 3: Nail psoriasis. Note the classic pits and yellowish color in the nails. Image courtesy of Hon Pak, MD.
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Media file 4: Plaque psoriasis on the elbow. Image courtesy of Hon Pak, MD.
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Media file 5: Plaque psoriasis. Image courtesy of Hon Pak, MD.
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Media file 6: Plaque psoriasis. Photo courtesy of University of British Columbia, Department of Dermatology and Skin Science.
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Media file 7: Plaque psoriasis. Photo courtesy of University of British Columbia, Department of Dermatology and Skin Science.
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Media file 8: Psoriasis on the palms. Image courtesy of Hon Pak, MD.
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Media file 9: 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 10: Plaque psoriasis on the back. Image courtesy of Hon Pak, MD.
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Media file 11: Severe plaque psoriasis. Note the classic red color and scales or plaque. Image courtesy of Hon Pak, MD.
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Media file 12: Psoriasis of the scalp. Image courtesy of Hon Pak, MD.
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Previous contributing author: Gary W. Cole, MD, FAAD

REFERENCE:

Villaseñor-Park, Jennifer, David Wheeler, and Lisa Grandinetti. "Psoriasis: Evolving Treatment for a Complex Disease." Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine 79.6 June 2012: 413-423.


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