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[Psoriasis of von Zumbusch.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Anais Brasileiros de Dermatologia
0365-0596
Publisher
SciELO
Publication Date
Volume
84
Issue
3
Pages
299–301
Identifiers
PMID: 19668933
Source
Medline
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Abstract

A disorder of unknown origin, psoriasis is characterized by erythemato-squamous eruption. Amongst its clinical and morphologic presentations there is acute generalized pustular psoriasis, termed the von Zumbusch variant, accompanied by generalized toxicity. It is often triggered when stopping steroids, in unstable psoriasis patients. Case report of atypical development that began during prednisone use; complete clearing of lesions and symptoms was achieved with 35 days of acitretin.

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