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Learn More About PsD
What Does Psoriasis Look Like?

Psoriasis causes dry, red and flaky skin patches, silver ‘scaling’ of the skin, itching, and pain.
It most commonly appears on the elbows, knees or scalp but can appear anywhere on the body.1,2

Several patterns of psoriasis are recognised:1-3,8

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Plaque Psoriasis
Red, scaly, and raised skin patches covered with silvery scales

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Nail Psoriasis
Nail pitting & nail separation

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Guttate Psoriasis
Teardrop-shaped bumps

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Inverse Psoriasis
Rash appearing in skin folds

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Pustular Psoriasis
Pus-filled blisters

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Erythrodermic Psoriasis
Blazing redness over huge areas (rare)

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Psoriatic Arthritis
Stiffness, pain, swelling of joints

How Common is PsD?
1 in 50 People in the world have Psoriasis
In Singapore, Psoriasis is amongst the top 10 skin conditions treated here
Who is affected by PsD?
Psoriasis occurs equally in men and women
The first signs and symptoms of psoriasis often appear between the ages of 20 and 30, but they can develop at any age
How can PsD affect my life

Living with psoriatic disease can have a big impact on the lives of people with the condition, apart from experiencing symptoms alone.

Effects Of Psoriasis
1. BAD. (2018, October). PSORIASIS – AN OVERVIEW [PDF]. London: British Association of Dermatologists. 2. NHS. (2018, May 9) Symptoms Psoriasis. NHS. Retrieved from: 3. What is Psoriasis Treatment. (2019). Psoriasis Symptoms. Retrieved March 24, 2021, from 4. National Skin Centre (Singapore). Psoriasis Unit. Available from: Accessed on: 1 February 2021. 5. Armstrong A. JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(9):956. 6. Armstrong AW et al. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2018;32: 2200– 2207. 7. Lloyd P et al. Arthritis. 2012; 2012:176298. 8. Feldman SR et al. Dermatology Online Journal. 2018;24(10):1.