Psoriatic erythroderma

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Psoriatic erythroderma
Other names: Erythrodermic psoriasis or Von Zumbusch Psoriasis
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Psoriatic erythroderma represents a form of psoriasis that affects all body sites, including the face, hands, feet, nails, trunk, and extremities.[1]: 410–411 [2]: 195  This specific form of psoriasis affects 3 percent of persons diagnosed with psoriasis.[3] First-line treatments for psoriatic erythroderma include immunosuppressive medications such as methotrexate, acitretin, or ciclosporin.[4]

See also


  1. Freedberg, et al. (2003). Fitzpatrick's Dermatology in General Medicine. (6th ed.). McGraw-Hill. ISBN 0-07-138076-0.
  2. James, William; Berger, Timothy; Elston, Dirk (2005). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: Clinical Dermatology. (10th ed.). Saunders. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0.
  3. "Psoriasis types: Erythrodermic | National Psoriasis Foundation". Archived from the original on 2019-10-25. Retrieved 2019-10-25.
  4. Zattra E, Belloni Fortina A, Peserico A, Alaibac M (May 2012). "Erythroderma in the era of biological therapies". Eur J Dermatol. 22 (2): 167–71. doi:10.1684/ejd.2011.1569. PMID 22321651.

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