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12. Picture of Erythrodermic Psoriasis

Picture of Erythrodermic Psoriasis
Image courtesy of Hon Pak, M.D. and reprinted with permission from eMedicine.com, 2009
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This is the least common type of psoriasis and can be quite serious. A very large area of the body, if not most of the body, is bright red and inflamed. The body can appear to be covered in a peeling red rash. The rash usually itches or burns.

Reviewed by William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR on December 9, 2009

Image Source: Image courtesy of Hon Pak, M.D. and reprinted with permission from eMedicine.com, 2009

Text: eMedicineHealth: Types of Psoriasis

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