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August 1935

GENERALIZED PUSTULAR PSORIASIS: REPORT OF A CASE

Author Affiliations

NEW YORK

From the Department of Medicine, Knickerbocker Hospital, service of Dr. Fred P. Solley; Dr. Edward H. Rogers, medical director.

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1935;32(2):208-217. doi:10.1001/archderm.1935.01470020030004
Abstract

There have recently appeared in the literature a number of reports of cases of a condition considered to be a pustular form of psoriasis, in some of which the patients presented typical psoriatic in addition to pustular lesions, and in others of which the diagnosis was based chiefly on the microscopic changes. There has been a great deal of controversy as to whether these are really cases of psoriasis, a number of dermatologists contending that they are instances of acrodermatitis continua of Hallopeau and that typical psoriatic lesions, when present, are merely incidental. It appears that it will be necessary to observe a large number of cases of eruptions of this type to attain a general conformity of opinion. I wish to report a case belonging to this group.

REPORT OF CASE

E. G., a white man aged 53, was admitted to the Knickerbocker Hospital on Dec. 12, 1932, with

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