Which physical findings are characteristic of oral psoriasis?

Updated: Nov 20, 2020
  • Author: Jacquiline Habashy, DO, MSc; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Oral psoriasis may present with whitish lesions on the oral mucosa, which may appear to change in severity daily. It may also present as severe cheilosis with extension onto the surrounding skin, crossing the vermillion border. Geographic tongue is considered by many to be an oral form of psoriasis.


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