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A Case of Generalized Putular Psoriasis after Varicella Infection

Journal of the Korean Pediatric Society 1998;41(11):1606-1609.
Published online November 15, 1998.
A Case of Generalized Putular Psoriasis after Varicella Infection
Han Cheol Kim1, Ran Lee1, Jee Hae Kang1, Gyu Young Jung1, Jung Gee Lee1, Mi Kyung Jee2
1Department of Pediatrics, St. Francisco`s Hospital, Seoul, Korea
2Department of Pathology, St. Francisco`s Hospital, Seoul, Korea
수두후 발생한 범발성 농포성 건선 1례
김한철1, 이란1, 강지혜1, 정귀영1, 이정기1, 지미경2
1방지거병원 소아과
2방지거병원 해부병리과
Han Cheol Kim, Email: 1
Generalized pustular psoriasis is the most servere form of psoriasis. This disorder is characterized by pustular skin lesions general symptoms such as high fever, weakness and peripheral blood leukocytosis. We have experienced a case of generalized pustular psoriasis after suffering from chickenpox which was diagnosed by clinical symptoms and pathologic features from a skin biopsy. This 4-year-old male patient was managed by local and oral corticosteroid therapy with excellent outcome. A brief review of the related literature is also included.
Key Words: Generalized pustular psoriasis, Chickenpox

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