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.
), day treatment or inpatient admission.
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
Winnie the Pooh and psoriasis too: an isomorphic response of guttate psoriasis
in a tattoo.