Fast Five Quiz: Can You Recognize Different Types of Psoriasis?

Dirk M. Elston, MD


August 11, 2020

Figure 2. Flexural plaques in groin cleft.

The diagnosis of psoriasis is not always straightforward and a number of conditions may mimic the disease. Inverse psoriasis causes smooth red patches without scales or with minimal scaling, often resulting in misdiagnosis of fungal infection or allergy. Inverse psoriasis will usually respond to topical and systemic therapies.

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