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Title: Childhood pustular psoriasis: a case report
Other Titles: Anais Brasileiros de Dermatologia
Authors: Chaves, Yuri Nogueira
Cardoso, Dulceane Natyara
Jorge, Priscila F. Landulfo
Follador, Ivonise
Oliveira, Maria de Fátima Santos Paim de
Keywords: Child;Dapsone;Psoriasis;Therapeutics
Issue Date: Nov-2010
Publisher: Sociedade Brasileira de Dermatologia
Abstract: Generalized pustulous psoriasis is a rare type of psoriasis first described in 1910 by Von Zumbusch. This disease tends to have a more benign development in children when compared to its development in adults. However, in its serious form it may represent a risk to the patient's life. Maybe, due to being such a rare disease no therapeutic option has so far consistently proved to be both effective and safe. Isolated reports suggest that retinoid is the best choice of drug in these cases. However, it is difficult to manage this drug in early infancy. The present report describes a serious case of this rare disease in an infant with a satisfactory response and good tolerance to the use of dapsone.
Description: p.899-902
URI: http://www.repositorio.ufba.br/ri/handle/ri/6533
ISSN: 0365-0596
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