Erythrodermic psoriasis

Bhat, Ramesh Y and Kakkar, S and Balachandran, C and Rao, Lakshmi and Roopasree, S (2013) Erythrodermic psoriasis. European Journal of Pediatric Dermatology, 23. pp. 142-144.

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Abstract

Erythroderma is an uncommon condition in childhood caused by a variety of underlying disorders and may present as a diagnostic challenge to physicians. Erythrodermic psoriasis (EP) affecting most of the body surface is the less common inflammatory form of psoriasis. The histopathological examination is required for definitive diagnosis. We describe an 8-year-old boy who presented with erythematous lesions involving the whole body surface including scalp. Skin biopsy confirmed psoriasis as an underlying disorder.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Erythroderma; psoriasis; methotrexate.
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > Dermatology
Medicine > KMC Manipal > Pathology
Medicine > KMC Manipal > Paediatrics
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 10 Feb 2014 04:21
Last Modified: 10 Feb 2014 04:21
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/138711

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