What Does Plaque Psoriasis Look Like? Here's What to Look For, According to Experts (health.com)

October 13, 2021

Sometimes having a condition like plaque psoriasis that's visible to others can be difficult. But you're not alone. More than 7.5 million American adults ages 20 and older live with the same skin condition, finds a June 2021 study in JAMA Dermatology.

Psoriasis is best known for its often red, raised, and flaky appearance on areas like the elbows, knees, and buttock, although it can affect other areas as well, including the scalp, Adam Friedman, MD, professor of dermatology at George Washington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, tells Health.

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