Nail Psoriasis - Topic Overview
Psoriasis of the nail can be very hard to treat,and treatment is not always successful. Treatment is aimed at the white half-moon–shaped root of the nail (the matrix). Your doctor may recommend that you rub 1.0% fluorouracil solution (such as Fluoroplex) into the area where the nail and skin meet (skin fold) twice a day. Another option is flurandrenolide-impregnated tape (such as Cordran) ...
Psoriasis - Symptoms
The classic symptoms of psoriasis are raised, red patches of skin topped with loose, silvery scales, usually on the knees or elbows.
Psoriasis Vulgaris Plaque
Psoriasis vulgaris, Koebner phenomenon. Well-delineated erythematous plaque with a silvery-white scale characteristic of psoriasis.
Psoriasis Vulgaris Erythematous
Psoriasis vulgaris. Well-delineated erythematous plaque located on the elbow of a child with psoriasis.
Psoriasis vulgaris, scalp and nail findings. Pinpoint pits and distal onycholysis (so-called "oil-spot" discoloration) seen in the fingernails of a child with psoriasis.
Stress and Psoriasis
Studies have shown that stress and psoriasis go together. In fact, some people have their first flare of psoriasis during a particularly stressful time.
Learn more from WebMD about psoriasis, an autoimmune disease that affects the skin.
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Solutions for Mild Psoriasis
Learn more from WebMD about treatments for mild psoriasis.
The Emotional Toll of Psoriasis
As a lot of people with psoriasis know, one of the worst aspects of having the condition is coping with other people's reaction to it. Learn more from WebMD about the emotional toll of having psoriasis.