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Psoriasis


What Is Psoriasis?

It's a skin condition that may indicate more serious health problems.

Psoriasis is a chronic disease caused by a dysregulation of the immune system triggered by underlying genetic factors.

Types

According to the American Academy of Dermatology, there are different types of psoriasis:

  • Plaque (also called psoriasis vulgaris).
  • Guttate.
  • Inverse (also called flexural psoriasis or intertriginous psoriasis).
  • Pustular.
  • Erythrodermic (also called exfoliative psoriasis).

Some people get more than one type. Sometimes a person gets one type of psoriasis, and then the type of psoriasis changes.

Learn More

For more information on our dermatology services, please call 530.528.4456 or contact us. Or click here to Find a Doctor.