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Papules, Scales, Plaques and Eruptions

Picture of Erythrodermic Psoriasis

Picture of Erythrodermic Psoriasis

Erythrodermic psoriasis is the least common and potentially most serious form of psoriasis. In this condition, a majority of the surface of the body is covered in bright red inflamed lesions. Affected skin resembles a peeling rash. Itching and burning sensations are common with erythrodermic psoriasis.

Image Source: Image courtesy of Hon Pak, M.D. and reprinted with permission from eMedicine.com, 2009

Text Reference: National Psoriasis Foundation: "Erythrodermic Psoriasis"