A case of juvenile subcorneal pustular
dermatosis successfully treated with acitretin.
Acitretin is effective for the pustular
and erythrodermic variants of psoriasis.
This case shows that it is also effective for pustular
psoriasis and can safely be used long term, noted Dr.
Lotem M, Katzenelson V Rotem A, Hod M, Sandbank M: Impetigo herpetiformis: a variant of pustular
psoriasis or a separate entity?
Are eosinophilic pustular
folliculitis of infancy and infantile acropustulosis the same entity?
The Company's first-in-class proprietary pipeline includes ANB020, an anti-IL-33 antibody for the treatment of severe adult asthma and peanut allergy, and ANB019, an anti-IL-36 receptor antibody for the treatment of generalized pustular
This case-patient was a 19-year-old woman who became ill on November 3 and was admitted to the MSF-F hospital on November 10 because of fever and generalized pustular
lesions over her entire body.
Umezawa Y, Ozawa A, Kawasima T et al: Therapeutic guidelines for the treatment of generalized pustular
psoriasis (GPP) based on a proposed classification of disease severity.
Inflammation has been seen in the facial comedones of black women, with marked inflammation observed in papular and pustular
lesions, she said.
After a chapter on the structure and function of skin, volume one covers disorders of keratinization; inherited and autoimmune subepidermal blistering diseases; acantholytic disorders; spongiotic, psoriasiform, and pustular
dermatoses; superficial and deep perivascular inflammatory dermatoses; granulomatous, necrobiotic, and perforating dermatoses; inflammatory diseases of the subcutaneous fat; diseases of the oral mucosa; diseases of the genital skin; degenerative and metabolic diseases; cutaneous adverse reactions to drugs; neutrophilic and eosinophilic dermatoses; vascular diseases; idiopathic connective tissue disorders; and infectious diseases of the skin.
PG typically occurs in the setting of ulcerative colitis and presents as painful pustules on the extensor aspects of extremities.
The most common (30%) adverse reactions (all grades) observed with TORISEL include anaemia, nausea, rash (including rash, pruritic rash, maculopapular rash, pustular
rash), anorexia, oedema (including facial oedema and peripheral oedema), and asthenia.