Skin Disorders Center—Psoriasis

    General Overview

    Psoriasis is a chronic, inflammatory skin disease. Knees, elbows, scalp, trunk, and nails are the most commonly affected areas. There are several types of psoriasis.

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    Special Topics

    Rerun image Coping with the emotional pain of psoriasis

    The impact of psoriasis on the skin can be very visible. What is often not so apparent is the toll it can take on sufferers' experiences, feelings, and behaviors.