flexural psoriasis

flexural psoriasis

psoriasis involving intertriginous folds, for example, axillary and inguinal skin, which may resemble seborrheic dermatitis.

flex·ur·al psor·i·a·sis

(flek'shŭr-ăl sōr-ī'ă-sis)
Psoriasis involving intertriginous folds (e.g., axillary and inguinal skin); may resemble seborrheic dermatitis.
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'Intertrigo can look almost identical to psoriasis which typically causes large, red, scaly patches on the skin - intertrigo is particularly close to flexural psoriasis which targets the folds of the skin under the breasts and buttocks.
Other less common types include flexural psoriasis and palmoplantar nonpustular psoriasis, each with 0.4% (Figure 1).
The differential diagnosis included flexural psoriasis, an allergy to the nickel in her under wired bra, and intertriginous dermatitis (moisture-associated skin damage).
Although all clinical types seen in children as in adults, guttat and flexural psoriasis are more frequent and more severe forms like pustular and eritrodermic psoriasis are rare.
* Seborrhoeic dermatitis may resemble flexural psoriasis. Other skin areas should be examined.