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Types of Psoriasis Directory

Psoriasis patches (plaques) can appear anywhere, but commonly occur on the knees, elbows, hands, scalp, and back. Psoriasis can also cause changes in the fingernails and toenails. There are several types of psoriasis including guttate, pustular, erthrodermic, and inverse. Each person's type will determine the best course of treatment for him or her. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about the types of psoriasis, what each type looks like, how each type is treated, and much more.

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Thumbnail: How Psoriatic Arthritis and Psoriasis Are Connected

About 30% of people with psoriasis will develop psoriatic arthritis. This article explains the connection between the two conditions and how research may help identify people at risk of psoriatic arthritis.

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