The major types of psoriasis include the following.
Plaque psoriasis is the most common type. Most people with psoriasis have this type. Symptoms of plaque psoriasis include:
Guttate psoriasis affects a small number of people who have psoriasis. It is also called raindrop psoriasis. People with guttate psoriasis may have:
Psoriatic arthritis affects a small number of people who have psoriasis. Symptoms of psoriatic arthritis include:
Inverse psoriasis includes sores that are:
Pustular psoriasis is another type, and its symptoms include:
Erythroderma, or exfoliative psoriasis, is an extremely rare form that may be disabling or fatal. People with erythroderma may have:
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineDonald Sproule, MDCM, CCFP - Family MedicineMartin J. Gabica, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerAmy McMichael, MD - Dermatology
Current as ofOctober 5, 2017
Current as of: October 5, 2017
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
& Donald Sproule, MDCM, CCFP - Family Medicine & Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine & Amy McMichael, MD - Dermatology
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