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.
What Is Plaque Psoriasis?
Find out about plaque psoriasis -- its symptoms, causes, and treatments.
What Is Pustular Psoriasis?
Find out more about the symptoms of this skin disease and how it's diagnosed and treated.
Palmoplantar Pustulosis on Hands & Feet: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment
Find out about this manageable skin disorder -- its symptoms, causes, treatment.
What Is Pediatric Psoriasis?
Learn how this condition that causes itchy, dry patches on your skin affects children.
Watch the Scale
Weight loss eases symptoms and lowers your chances of other issues linked to psoriasis.
Me & My Psoriasis: One Patient's Success Story of Treatment
A patient describes her 20-year search for a psoriasis treatment.
What to Do When People Are Rude About Your Psoriasis
People don't always understand psoriasis or know what to say. Here's how to deal with the hurt.
Illnesses Linked to Psoriasis
Learn about coping with the effects of psoriasis.
Covering Psoriasis Outbreaks
Learn effective ways to camouflage a psoriasis outbreak from a makeup and skin conditions expert.
Video: Growing Up With Psoriasis
Alisha Bridges has had psoriasis since she was a child. Learn how she's overcome the challenges her skin condition can pose.
Treatment Options for Psoriasis
What are the treatment options for psoriasis, a non-contagious skin disorder that has no cure?
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: Types of Psoriasis
What are the different types of psoriasis? What do they look like? And what causes each? WebMD has answers.
Genital Psoriasis: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment
Learn about genital psoriasis, its causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments, tips for living with it, and more.
Slideshow: Itches, Rashes, Bumps and Other Adult Skin Problems
Is your skin itching, breaking out, covered in a rash, or playing host to spots of some sort? It may be the result of infection, a chronic skin condition, or contact with an allergen or irritant. Learn to spot skin problems commonly seen in adults.
Psoriasis Pictures: A Visual Guide To Psoriasis on Skin, Nails, and More
Pictures help explain the itchy, red skin condition called psoriasis, including the symptoms, warning signs, causes, and treatments.