Types Of Psoriasis

1. Plaque Psoriasis (Psoriasis Vulgaris):

This type of  psoriasis  is one of the most common forms of the disease.In this dry and scaly patches appears on the skin.

2. Guttate Psoriasis:

This is the second type of psoriasis which appears as some small dots on the skin which starts coming out pink in color and eventually becomes scaly.

3. Inverse Psoriasis:

This type appears as smooth and red lesions which are primarily found in the armpits, groin, and folding of the skin.

4. Pustular Psoriasis:

This type of psoriasis appears as small white and fluid-filled blisters which contain the white blood cells.

5. Palmo-Plantar Pustulosis:

It is a localized type of pustular psoriasis that appears on hands and feet.

6. Erythrodermic Psoriasis:

This type of psoriasis develops over large areas of the body.In this, the affected area of the skin becomes red with the excess shedding of fine scales.

7. Scalp Psoriasis:

This type is localized to scalp only.It appears on the scalp as red lesions covered with scales.

8. Nail Psoriasis:

TThis type affects the nails.It produces nail changes such as pitting, thickening, discoloration, and loosening of the nail from the nail bed.

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