The Differential Diagnosis of Psoriasis VulgarisBinnur Tuzun*
Medofis Private Dermatology Office, International Kolan Hospital, Turkey
- *Corresponding Author:
- Binnur Tuzun
Medofis Private Dermatology Office
International Kolan Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
E-mail: [email protected]
Received Date: October 12, 2016; Accepted Date: October 17, 2016; Published Date: October 24, 2016
Citation: Tuzun B (2016) The Differential Diagnosis of Psoriasis Vulgaris. Pigmentary Disorders 3: 245. doi:10.4172/2376-0427.1000245
Copyright: © 2016 Tuzun B. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Psoriasis is a chronic, relapsing dermatose characterized by erythematous scaly plaques. Histopathological signs parakeratosis, losing of granular layer, acanthosis, papillomatosis, microabscess, capillary proliferation, excessive mitosis up to 50 fold. Differential diagnosis of psoriasis should be done with all bacterial-viral diseases, tumors, precancerous lesions, mycosis fungoides, subacute lupus erythematosus, allergic and atopic dermatitis, lichen planus, tinea pedis. In the differential diagnosis of psoriasis, Vulgaris should be thinking generally five dermatological diseases. 1. Nummular eczema, 2. MF, 3. Pityriasis rubra pilaris, 4. Duhring’s disease (dermatitis herpetiformis), 5. Bowen’s disease. In this review will be discussed clues of differential diagnosis of psoriasis.