Definitions for "Plaque psoriasis"
Psoriasis characterized by red, silvery-white, scaly skin lesions (most common variety of psoriasis).
The most common form of psoriasis defined by skin lesions that are red at the base and covered by silvery scales.
The most common form of psoriasis, affecting about 80% of people with the disease. People with plaque psoriasis have raised, red, inflamed areas of skin—called plaques—often on the scalp, knees, elbows, chest, or back. These inflamed plaques of skin are covered by a silvery-white buildup called scale.