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What are erythrodermic psoriasis?

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Erythrodermic psoriasis is a serious form of the condition that affects most of the body. Symptoms include red skin, lots of shedding, itching, pain, and body temperature that goes up and down. An outbreak usually requires you go to the hospital. It is the least common type, but also the most severe.

From: Psoriasis Glossary WebMD Medical Reference

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WebMD Medical Reference: "Psoriasis."

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American Academy of Dermatology.

Reviewed by Debra Jaliman on May 17, 2019

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WebMD Medical Reference: "Psoriasis."

National Psoriasis Foundation.

American Academy of Dermatology.

Reviewed by Debra Jaliman on May 17, 2019

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