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Psoriasis

Date: 1910 | Identifier: LL02.49.00.70
Dermatologic stereoview card. Front of card shows a female's nude front view from her shoulders to the bottom of her stomach with Psoriasis. The reverse of the card describes the dermatologic conditions as well as the diagnosis and treatment. Psoriasis is a chronic frequently relapsing disease of the skin, characterized by more or less numerous, small or large masses of white or yellowish dry imbricated scales loosely adherent to circumscribed red patches of epidermis. The redness nearly always extends a little distance beyond the scales. The primary lesions are pinhead sized slightly elevated papules. By peripheral growth they develop into pea sized, glistening white scaly lesions that look like drops of mortar on the skin. more...
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