Red spots on the skin. The spots in psoriasis have several modifications and their corresponding symptoms. With the most common vulgar psoriasis, the spots look like plaques that first appear as flat, clearly delimited erythematous maculae – round-oval, diameter less than 1 cm – or dense red papules that just rise above the healthy skin. Usually, they appear on such parts of the body like elbows, lower back, knees and also on the head (on the scalp), and then on any other areas of the body, but almost always symmetrically.

psoriasis symptoms

Change in the structure of the nail plate. Typical demonstrations are quite diverse. In general, it is very similar to the nail fungus. At the first demonstrations, the nail plate resembles a thimble. On the whole surface, it is observing bulged-in spots and furrows. They can occur immediately on all nails, or only hit one. In the beginning, changes are observed at the edge of the nail. Then spots and furrows gradually move to the root and change its color starts. The nail becomes dim and thickened. Further impairment of blood circulation only aggravates symptoms.