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Unformatted text preview: Variants of psoriasis include: Guttate psoriasis numerous smaller plaques spread over the body Flexural psoriasis affecting the axillae, perineal creases and other flexures. Nail psoriasis common, and characterised by pitting in the nails, onycholysis, thickening and crumbling, splinter haemorrhages and subungal hyperkeratosis Brittle / confluent psoriasis merging, widespread areas Other = Pustular psoriasis, Palmoplantar pustulosis Epidemiology o mean age of onset = 28 years o equal distribution between men and women o 7-11% have psoratic arthritis....
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