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
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
Erythroderma, or exfoliative psoriasis, is an
extremely rare form that may be disabling or fatal. People with erythroderma
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 13, 2016
Current as of:
October 13, 2016
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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