Pathophysiology of generalized pustular psoriasis

@article{Iizuka2003PathophysiologyOG,
  title={Pathophysiology of generalized pustular psoriasis},
  author={Hajime Iizuka and Hidetoshi Takahashi and Akemi Ishida-Yamamoto},
  journal={Archives of Dermatological Research},
  year={2003},
  volume={295},
  pages={S55-S59}
}
Generalized pustular psoriasis (GPP) is a serious dermatological disease characterized by fever, chills, rigors, and generalized pustule formation on the skin. Previous analyses in Japan have led to the proposal to divide GPP into two groups, one with a history of ordinary psoriasis (pso+ GPP) and the other without a history of psoriasis (pso− GPP). Clinically the onset of the pustular outbreak is earlier in pso− GPP, which occurs more frequently after infections, whereas pso+ GPP occurs more… CONTINUE READING
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