Types of Psoriasis and Treatment Options

A person suffering from psoriasis on their arm.
A crowd of people.
Female researcher looking into a microscope in a laboratory.
Several variations of psoriasis.
An example of psoriasis vulgaris (plaque psoriasis) on the elbow.
A male patient suffering from guttate psoriasis.
A patient suffering from inverse psoriasis.
A patient with pustular psoriasis displays clearly defined, raised bumps on the skin that are filled with pus (pustules).
A patient with erythrodermic psoriasis.
A woman is diagnosed with psoriasis of the scalp.
Psoriatic arthritis showing nail changes, distal interphalangeal joint swelling, and sausage digits.
Psoriasis of the nails.
A doctor examines a patient with psoriasis.
A young person tends to an elderly person with psoriasis.
A doctor discusses a baby's psoriasis with her mother.
A dermatologist puts on gloves prior to an exam.
A woman getting some sun on the beach (top left), a woman applying moisturizer on her hands and arms (top right), a woman soaking in the bath (bottom left) and a man getting UVB light therapy treatment on his face (bottom right).
A person squeezes ointment onto their finger.
A woman uses a UV phototherapy system in her home for treatment of her psoriasis.
A syringe and pills.
Detail view of a microscope in a laboratory.

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Reviewed by Norman Levine. MD on Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Types of Psoriasis: Medical Pictures and Treatments

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