Successful Treatment of Pediatric Nail Psoriasis with Periodic Pustular Eruption Using Topical Indigo Naturalis Oil Extract
Article first published online: 4 APR 2012
© 2012 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Volume 30, Issue 1, pages 117–119, January/February 2013
How to Cite
Liang, C.-Y., Lin, T.-Y. and Lin, Y.-K. (2013), Successful Treatment of Pediatric Nail Psoriasis with Periodic Pustular Eruption Using Topical Indigo Naturalis Oil Extract. Pediatric Dermatology, 30: 117–119. doi: 10.1111/j.1525-1470.2012.01721.x
- Issue published online: 15 JAN 2013
- Article first published online: 4 APR 2012
Abstract: Psoriasis of the nail greatly affects quality of life because of the difficulty in achieving long-lasting remission. Pustular psoriasis of the nail apparatus is characterized by the formation of sterile pustules, starting on one or two fingers or less often on the toes, and spontaneous improvement has rarely been observed. This case presents a girl with refractory nail psoriasis accompanied by periodic pustular eruption that responded well to topical treatment with indigo naturalis oil extract drops, achieving a remission of longer than 1 year.