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Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition that causes thick patches of skin that are white, silvery, or red. The skin is often itchy and might bleed if the scales are picked. Patches of scales, called plaques, often appear on knees, elbows, the scalp, hands, feet, or the lower back. See pictures of psoriasis below.

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