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International Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy Sciences

International Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy Sciences

2022, Vol. 5, Issue 1, Part A

Spectacular efficacy of isotretinoin in pustular psoriasis in a child
Author(s)
Dr. Benahmed Jihane, Ismaili, Meziane and Senouci
Abstract
Generalized pustular psoriasis (GPP) occurs rarely in children, it is a chronic inflammatory disorder characterized by the presence of aseptic pustules overlying on erythematous plaques with systemic symptoms such as fever and fatigue. We report the case of a GPP treated with isotretinoin with success. Our case emphasizes that isotretinoin can be considered as a good option in the treatment of pediatric psoriasis because of its short half-life but its effectiveness has not been yet established.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. Benahmed Jihane, Ismaili, Meziane, Senouci. Spectacular efficacy of isotretinoin in pustular psoriasis in a child. Int J Dermatol Venereology Leprosy Sci 2022;5(1):14-15. DOI: 10.33545/26649411.2022.v5.i1a.107
International Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy Sciences