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Psoriasis is a chronic, recurring condition that is caused by an abnormally rapid growth of skin cells. Most people with psoriasis have thick, red and scaly skin ranging in severity, from minor patches to complete body coverage.
Chronic, inflammatory disease due to abnormal T-lymphocyte function. Affects skin, scalp, joints, nails.

Treatment similar to that for chronic plaque psoriasis, with specific considerations.

Psoriasis of the palms may be indistinguishable from hand eczema. The silvery, dense, scaling plaques are also seen in chronic hand eczema.

This same presentation of round scaling plaques of the dorsum is seem in nummular eczema.

Pustular psoriasis of the palms and soles. Lesions are localized or may involve the entire palms or soles.

Pustular psoriasis lesions resemble dyshidrotic eczema. Pustules evolve to browm spots and end with scaling.