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November 1969

Pustular Psoriasis of the Scalp

Author Affiliations


From the Department of Dermatology, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit. Dr. Eisenman is currently in private practice in Orange, NJ.

Arch Dermatol. 1969;100(5):598-600. doi:10.1001/archderm.1969.01610290082018

A patient with a relapsing pustular eruption of the scalp with alopecia is presented. The course and histopathologic findings were characteristic of pustular psoriasis. To our knowledge, this is the first case of pustular psoriasis localized to the scalp.