guttate psoriasis


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guttate psoriasis

An early stage of psoriasis which is characterised by drop-like lesions on the trunk, limbs, and scalp, and may be triggered by viral respiratory infections or certain bacterial (e.g., streptococcal) infections.
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guttate psoriasis

Psoriasis characterized by small distinct lesions that generally occur over the body. The lesions appear particularly in the young after acute streptococcal infections. See: illustration
See also: psoriasis
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Photo shows the guttate psoriasis on the patient's hands before tonsillectomy.
A diagnosis of Guttate Psoriasis was given and CBC with diff, CCP and RPR were ordered along with a dermatology referral.
Unlike psoriasis, guttate psoriasis is a much lesser known entity.
guttate psoriasis), day treatment or inpatient admission.
Evidence for a streptococcal superantigen driven process in acute guttate psoriasis. J Clin Invest 1995;96:2106-12.
How great is the risk of further psoriasis following a single episode of acute guttate psoriasis? Arch Dermatol 1996; 132: 717-718.
A new presentation of psoriasis will appear as red "raindrops" on the skin, this is called guttate psoriasis, which can develop into general chronic plaque psoriasis.
The types of psoriasis are the same in children and in adults, except that napkin psoriasis is more common in infants, and children have a higher prevalence of guttate psoriasis. Juvenile psoriatic arthritis is uncommon, "but if you probe deeply, many children will say they have joint pain," Dr.
A THIS condition sounds typical of guttate psoriasis. This is a form of psoriasis which typically has the appearance of multiple scattered red patches, which are often described as looking like raindrops - hence the term guttate, which is Latin for drop.
* Guttate psoriasis usually affects children and young adults.
It has been well reported that group A streptococcal pharyngitis often precedes the development of guttate psoriasis. (3)