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Image Number 700 (Psoriasis)

 
Morphology:
Red,scaly

Diagnosis: Psoriasis

Site: Back

Sex: M

Age: 29

Type: Clinical

Description: Silver scales on plaque

Submitted by: Ted Rosen

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Differential Diagnosis

History: Although it has been written that psoriasis is UNCOMMON amongst african-americans, it certainly may affect blacks. From a morphological standpoint, it is still quite recognizable as psoriasis. This patient was started on etanercept, as he refused MTX and topical interventions.

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