Psoriasis is a chronic skin situation that is marked by red and sometimes scaly patches of skin.
Psoriasis can appear differently, depending on where and what type it is.
If you have signs of psoriasis, take a look through the slideshows to determine if it’s scalp, guttate, or plaque psoriasis, for example, or if it’s eczema.
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Once you know which type of psoriasis you may have, you’ll be able to treat it more effectively.
Pictures of the Types of Psoriasis
If you’re one of the 7.5 million people in the U.S. with psoriasis, check out these photos to help identify which of the five kinds of psoriasis you have.
Scalp Psoriasis Pictures
Psoriasis outbreaks on the scalp are frequent in people with scalp psoriasis.
Guttate Psoriasis Pictures
Guttate is a kind of psoriasis in which the affected patches of skin appear as small, separated teardrops.
Plaque Psoriasis Pictures
Plaque psoriasis, the most prevalent form of psoriasis, affects about 4 million people in the United States.
Psoriasis vs Eczema Pictures
Do you have psoriasis, or is it eczema? Knowing what to look for can assist determine which skin condition you’re dealing with.
Inverse Psoriasis Pictures
Inverse psoriasis, or intertriginous psoriasis, is a kind of the disease that affects skin folds.
Nail Psoriasis Pictures
About half of people with psoriasis, and around 80 percent of people with psoriatic arthritis, the related
joint condition, notice nail changes, according to the National Psoriasis Foundation.
Pustular Psoriasis Pictures
A kind of psoriasis called pustular psoriasis causes white, noninfectious pus-filled blisters (pustules).