By Lionel Fry
Thoroughly revised, this moment version is an entire replace of the across the world acclaimed first version of An Atlas of Psoriasis, written by way of Lionel Fry, one of many world's such a lot uncommon dermatologists. Copiously illustrated in colour, together with new top of the range visible imagery only in the near past on hand, the atlas is designed to exchange the outdated variation at the cabinets of dermatologists and dermatopathologists world wide. just like the prior version, the publication offers an authoritative overview of psoriasis, together with medical beneficial properties, websites and scientific styles, differential prognosis, psoriatic arthropathy, and remedy.
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As a general rule, the earlier the age of onset the worse the prognosis. SEX PREDILECTION Psoriasis affects males and females equally. 25 AN ATLAS OF PSORIASIS Figure 17 Symmetrical red plaques of psoriasis with minimal scaling Figure 18 Thick plaques, some with white, and others with gray scale Figure 19 Thick, white adherent scale on plaques Figure 20 Symmetrical thick white/gray adherent scale in untreated psoriasis 26 CLINICAL FEATURES Figure 21 Thick gray scales in untreated chronic plaque psoriasis Figure 22 Excoriation of a plaque converting a red, nonscaly surface into a white, scaly one Figure 23 Two similar red plaques of psoriasis.
Figure 55 Koebner phenomenon. Linear psoriasis on the waist from tight clothing 40 SITES AND CLINICAL PATTERNS Figure 56 Koebner-positive. Linear psoriasis from a scratch Patients with erythrodermic psoriasis lose excessive heat because of generalized vasodilatation of the cutaneous vessels. This may give rise to hypothermia. Therefore, patients with erythrodermic psoriasis are often found to be shivering, in an attempt to raise their body temperature. Edema of the limbs develops because of the vasodilatation and loss of protein from the blood vessels into the tissues.
In the latter presentation, there is a sharp line of demarcation between the palmar and plantar involvement and the surrounding skin (Figure 91). Figure 84 A common site of scalp psoriasis, behind the ear 53 AN ATLAS OF PSORIASIS Figure 85 Thick scales of scalp psoriasis Figure 86 Hair loss in scalp psoriasis, an uncommon feature 54 SITES AND CLINICAL PATTERNS Figure 87 Psoriasis in the pubic area Figure 88 Guttate psoriasis on the palms Figure 89 Localized symmetrical lesions of psoriasis on the palms.
An Atlas of Psoriasis, Second Edition by Lionel Fry