TYPES OF PSORIASIS

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Psoriasis is far from a one-size-fits-all disease. There are several different types of psoriasis, and each has its own distinct set of symptoms and characteristics, so it’s important to know the differences.

Talk to a dermatologist if you think you have any of the signs or symptoms of psoriasis.

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FACT: The most common form of the condition is plaque psoriasis, found in about 80% of people with psoriasis.

Plaque Psoriasis

Plaque psoriasis on knee
Plaque Psoriasis
Plaque psoriasis on knee Plaque psoriasis on knee Plaque psoriasis on knee
Plaque psoriasis on legs Plaque psoriasis on legs Plaque psoriasis on legs
Plaque psoriasis on scalp Plaque psoriasis on scalp Plaque psoriasis on scalp

The most common form of psoriasis, found in about 80% of people with the condition.

SYMPTOMS:

Raised, inflamed, red lesions on the skin covered with scaly, silvery plaques.

COMMON LOCATIONS:

Elbows, knees, scalp, back, and lower back. Also found on nails, legs, hands, genitals, and breasts.

Other Types of Psoriasis

Guttate psoriasis on body
Guttate Psoriasis
Pustular psoriasis on skin
Pustular Psoriasis
Inverse psoriasis on armpit
Inverse Psoriasis
Erythrodermic Psoriasis

See how psoriasis looks on different areas of the body:
Psoriasis Pictures ➜