Pustular psoriasis

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pustular psoriasis

An extensive exacerbation of psoriasis, with pustule formation in the normal and psoriatic skin, fever, and granulocytosis; sometimes precipitated by oral steroids.

Synonym: generalised pustular psoriasis of Zambusch.

A local pustular eruption of the palms and soles, occurring most commonly in a patient with psoriasis; difficult to distinguish from acrodermatitis continua.