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Get brief overview of main types of psoriasis that can affect skin, nails and joints. Learn about the common signs & symptoms accompanied with different types of Psoriasis. – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: Different Types Of Psoriasis

Different Types of Psoriasis
Different Types Of Psoriasis
  • Plaque Psoriasis
  • Guttate Psoriasis
  • Inverse Psoriasis
  • Pustular Psoriasis
  • Erythrodermic Psoriasis
  • Nail Psoriasis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis

Plaque Psoriasis
  • Plaque psoriasis is the most common form of
    the problem or diseases and appears as raised,
    red patches covered with a silvery white buildup
    of dead skin cells or scale.

Guttate Psoriasis
  • Guttate psoriasis is a form of psoriasis that
    often starts in childhood or young adulthood.
    This is the second most common type of psoriasis,
    after plaque psoriasis

Inverse Psoriasis
  • Inverse shows up as very red lesions or skin
    in body folds. It may appear smooth and shiny.
    Some people have another type of psoriasis
    elsewhere on the body at the same time.

  • Pustules are small bumps on the skin that
    fill with fluid or pus. These bumps can form on
    any part of the body, but they are most common on
    the back, neck, chest, and face.

Erythrodermic Psoriasis
  • Erythrodermic refers to a generalised redness
    of the skin. It involves all, or nearly all
    (usually stated as at least 90) of the skin's
    surface. It may arise as a result of many
    inflammatory skin conditions such as eczema, drug
    eruptions, malignancies.

Nail Psoriasis
  • Nail psoriasis is a manifestation of
    psoriasis that affects up to half of all
    individuals with psoriasis elsewhere on the body.
    The condition can often be confused with fungal
    infections and other infections of the nail.

Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic arthritis is a painful and
    physically limiting condition affecting up to 30
    percent of those with psoriasis . It can affect
    many joints and often becomes quite severe in the

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