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February 1982

Some Aspects of Impetigo Herpetiformis

Author Affiliations

From the Dermatology and Venereology (Drs Oumeish and Farraj) and Obstetrics and Gynaecology (Dr Bataineh) Sections, King Hussein Medical Center, Amman, Jordan.

Arch Dermatol. 1982;118(2):103-105. doi:10.1001/archderm.1982.01650140035015

• Impetigo herpetiformis occurred in a woman with nine successive pregnancies within a period of 12 years. It was also induced in the same patient by oral contraceptive pills. The only brother of this patient has been under treatment for the last ten years because of generalized pustular psoriasis of Zumbusch.

(Arch Dermatol 1982;118:103-105)