This is a picture of a typical case of psoriasis, with small lesions on the knuckles. Note the changes in the fingernails.
Review Date 7/1/2022
Updated by: Elika Hoss, MD, Assistant Professor of Dermatology, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ. Also reviewed by David C. Dugdale, MD, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.