Dermatology clinical case

Authors

  • Telma Luís Department of Pediatrics, Centro Hospitalar do Baixo Vouga
  • Tatiana Clemêncio Unidade de Saúde Familiar Salinas, ACeS Baixo Vouga
  • Lea Santos Department of Pediatrics, Centro Hospitalar do Baixo Vouga
  • Manuela Loureiro Department of Dermatology, Centro Hospitalar do Baixo Vouga

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.25753/BirthGrowthMJ.v31.i1.19015

Keywords:

guttate psoriasis, infection, Koebner phenomenon, trauma

Abstract

The case of a teenager with guttate psoriasis secondary to trauma and upper airway infection is reported. Guttate psoriasis is the second most common psoriasis variant in pediatric age. Infection and trauma (leading to Koebner phenomenon) seem to be major triggers of the condition. The diagnosis is clinical. Most cases with no previous history of psoriasis spontaneously remit. Topical corticosteroids and vitamin D analogs, as well as phototherapy, are the first-line treatments.

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Published

2022-04-04

How to Cite

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Luís T, Clemêncio T, Santos L, Loureiro M. Dermatology clinical case. REVNEC [Internet]. 2022Apr.4 [cited 2022Dec.1];31(1):77-9. Available from: https://revistas.rcaap.pt/nascercrescer/article/view/19015

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