Know More About Psoriasis

Types of Psoriasis

Plaque Psoriasis

  • This common form of psoriasis causes raised, red patches on the skin. Skin patches can be itchy and painful.
  • Typically found on the elbow, sclap, knees, lower back however appear any where on the surface of the body.
  • Plaques are typically itchy, sore.
  • Skin around the joins may crack and bleed in severe cases.

Guttate Psoriasis

  • Plaques are usually small no more than 1 cm diameter.
  • Plaques are fairly widespread They may develop anywhere in body,except the sole of the feet and palms of the hands.
  • Mostly it affect chest, arms legs and scalp.

Inverse Psoriasis

  • Most common among over weight/obese individuals.
  • Inverse psoriasis is characterized by inflamed, bright red, smooth patches of can be very itchy and painful.
  • If the skin rubs together in the folds symptoms will be aggrevated.

Erythrodermic Psoriasis

  • The most uncommon form of psoriasis.
  • Whole Body can be covered with a fiery red rash.
  • There is usually intense itching.
  • There is typically an intense burning sensation.
  • There is widespread exfoliation (shedding of skin), during which time itching, burning and swelling is more severe.

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