Friday, January 20, 2012

The Many Faces of Psoriasis

This 26 year old female noticed that her nails had been changing over a
6 month period. Note the small pits and separation of the nail plate
from the nail bed. This lifting is called onycholysis. There is only
one disease where both of these findings are seen together and that is
psoriasis. Most people think of psoriasis as a skin disorder with
patchy silvery plaques that form on the