Childhood Generalized Pustular Psoriasis: Successful Treatment with Isotretinoin
Article first published online: 23 OCT 2007
Volume 24, Issue 5, pages 563–564, September/October 2007
How to Cite
AL-SHOBAILI, H. and AL-KHENAIZAN, S. (2007), Childhood Generalized Pustular Psoriasis: Successful Treatment with Isotretinoin. Pediatric Dermatology, 24: 563–564. doi: 10.1111/j.1525-1470.2007.00524.x
- Issue published online: 23 OCT 2007
- Article first published online: 23 OCT 2007
Abstract: Generalized pustular psoriasis is a rare form of psoriasis that is characterized by the eruption of sterile pustules. Because of the concern of the long term teratogenetic effect of acitretin in females of childbearing age, we treated a 16-year-old girl with pustular psoriasis with isotretinoin with excellent outcome.