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Types of Psoriasis (cont.)

Pictures of the Different Types of Psoriasis

Media file 1: Nail psoriasis with pitting. Image courtesy of Hon Pak, MD.

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Media file 2: Nail psoriasis of the fingernails and toenails. Note discoloration. Image courtesy of Hon Pak, MD.
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Media file 3: Guttate psoriasis. Red drop-like lesions are found on the skin. Image courtesy of Hon Pak, MD.
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Media file 4: A close-up view of guttate psoriasis. Notice the salmon-pink (red) drop-like lesions. Fine scales can be seen on the lesions. These scales are much finer than those associated with plaque psoriasis. Image courtesy of Hon Pak, MD.
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Media file 5: Pustular psoriasis. Image courtesy of Hon Pak, MD.
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Media file 6: Pustular psoriasis. Image courtesy of Hon Pak, MD.
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Media file 7: Plaque psoriasis. Leg. Image courtesy of Hon Pak, MD.
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Media file 8: Plaque psoriasis. Abdomen. Image courtesy of Hon Pak, MD.
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Media file 9: Erythrodermic psoriasis. Image courtesy of Hon Pak, MD.
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Media file 10: Inverse psoriasis. Image courtesy of Hon Pak, MD.
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Media file 11: Psoriasis. Dry, cracked, scaling skin. 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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Media file 13: Psoriatic arthritis. Severe deformity of the joints at the ends of the fingers.
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Media file 14: Severe psoriatic arthritis involving the finger joints.
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REFERENCES:

Soriano, Enrique Roberto. "Treatment Guidelines for Psoriatic Arthritis." International Journal of Clinical Rheumatology July 7, 2009.

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


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 5/8/2014

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