Scalp psoriasis: Clinical features and assessment

William Tuong, April W. Armstrong

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


Many patients with psoriasis have scalp lesions as well. Progressive disease may lead to worsening quality of life. Specifi c clinical features of scalp psoriasis may help differentiate it from other dermatological diseases, such as seborrheic dermatitis. Several clinical assessment tools have been developed to help dermatologist ascertain severity of scalp disease.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPsoriatic Arthritis and Psoriasis: Pathology and Clinical Aspects
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages3
ISBN (Electronic)9783319195308
ISBN (Print)9783319195292
StatePublished - Jan 1 2016
Externally publishedYes


  • Clinical assessment
  • Clinical features
  • Differential diagnosis
  • Psoriasis
  • Scalp

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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