Childhood generalized pustular psoriasis: Successful treatment with isotretinoin

Hani Al-Shobaili, Sultan Al-Khenaizan

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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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)563-564
Number of pages2
JournalPediatric Dermatology
Issue number5
StatePublished - Sep 2007
Externally publishedYes


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