Life-threatening pustular and erythrodermic psoriasis responding to infliximab

Lewis, T.G.; Tuchinda, C.; Lim, H.W.; Wong, H.K.

Journal of Drugs in Dermatology Jdd 5(6): 546-548

2006


ISSN/ISBN: 1545-9616
PMID: 16774108
Document Number: 9278
Pustular and erythrodermic psoriasis can be a debilitating and recalcitrant disease which may result in secondary complications such as sepsis, electrolyte imbalance, renal failure, and heart failure. We report a case of a 46-year-old patient with life-threatening erythrodermic psoriasis who responded rapidly to intravenous infliximab.

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Life-threatening pustular and erythrodermic psoriasis responding to infliximab