Exfoliative Dermatitis Secondary to Acute Generalized Pustular Psoriasis in a Child: A Case Report

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Psoriasis is a common T-lymphocyte mediates inflammatory skin condition in kids. Infantile psoriasis is rare and accounts for childhood psoriasis. 3.5%-16% of childhood psoriasis. General pustular psoriasis (GPP), an very rare sort of skin disease initial delineate in 1910 by Leo Ritter von Zumbusch, is characterized by AN abrupt onset of widespread erythroderma lesions followed by superficial chromatic, usually merging sterile pustules, accompanied by constitutional symptoms like fatigue and fever.


Four clinical patterns of pustular psoriasis have been described: von Zumbusch, alsonoted as generalized (GPP), annular (APP), exanthematic, and localized. A mixed variant (MPP), demonstrating features of each the von Zumbusch and circular patterns, has also been delineate. Pustular skin disease (PP) is a severe sort of psoriasis and is very rare throughout the primary decade of life. Only 1.0% to 5.4% of kids have pustular skin disease. Early diagnosis with applicable treatment is necessary to forestall the affected infants from severe complications, such as bacterial infection, dehydration, and sepsis.


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