Inverse psoriasis is an unusual type of psoriasis that occurs in skin folds. These patches look different than other types of psoriasis. They are usually smooth, deep red, and glistening without any scale. Sometimes there is a crease in the center of the patch that may be cracked open.
Common Places for Inverse PsoriasisInverse psoriasis is commonly found in these areas:
- Crease between the buttocks
- Below the breasts
- Behind the ears
Similar RashesInverse psoriasis may be confused with intertrigo, a yeast infection in the skin folds. Pustules that extend beyond the main patch indicate a yeast infection of the psoriasis patch.
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