Pictures of Moderate to Severe Forms of Psoriasis

A person suffers from psoriasis on their arm.
Psoriasis affects 7.5 million to 8.5 million people in the U.S.
Female researcher looks into a microscope in a laboratory.
There are different types of psoriasis.
This is an example of psoriasis vulgaris (plaque psoriasis) on the elbow.
A male patient suffers from guttate psoriasis.
A patient suffers from inverse psoriasis.
A patient with pustular psoriasis displays clearly defined, raised bumps on the skin that are filled with pus (pustules).
A patient suffers from erythrodermic psoriasis.
A woman is diagnosed with psoriasis of the scalp.
Characteristics of psoriatic arthritis include nail changes, distal interphalangeal joint swelling, and sausage digits.
A patient suffers from psoriasis of the nails.
A doctor examines a patient with psoriasis.
A young person tends to an elderly person with psoriasis.
A doctor discusses a baby's psoriasis with her mother.
A dermatologist puts on gloves prior to an exam.
A person squeezes ointment onto their finger.
A woman uses a UV phototherapy system in her home to treat her psoriasis.
Systemic agents are drugs given by mouth or injection to treat psoriasis.
Psoriasis research holds great promise for the future.

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Reviewed by William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR on Thursday, January 12, 2012

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