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Pustular Psoriasis (cont.)

Pustular Psoriasis Pictures

Media file 1: Pustular psoriasis. Note the clearly defined, raised bumps on the skin that are filled with pus (pustules). The skin under and around these bumps is red.
Media file 1: Pustular psoriasis. Note the clearly defined, raised bumps on the skin that are filled with pus (pustules). The skin under and around these bumps is red. Click to view larger image.

Media file 2: Palmoplantar pustular psoriasis, a type of pustular psoriasis that appears on the palms of the hands or the soles of the feet.
Media file 2: Palmoplantar pustular psoriasis, a type of pustular psoriasis that appears on the palms of the hands or the soles of the feet. Click to view larger image.

REFERENCES:

Robinson, A., et al. "Treatment of pustular psoriasis: from the Medical Board of the National Psoriasis Foundation." J Am Acad Dermatol 67.2 Aug. 2012: 279-288.

Umezawa, Y., et al. "Therapeutic Guidelines for the Treatment of Generalized Pustular Psoriasis (GPP) Based on a Proposed Classification of Disease Severity." Arch Dermatol Res 295 (2003): S43-S54.

Viguier, M., et al. "Efficacy and safety of tumor necrosis factor inhibitors in acute generalized pustular psoriasis." Arch Dermatol 148.12 Dec. 2012: 1423-1425.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/10/2015

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