Infectious complications of erythrodermic psoriasis

Michele S. Green, Janet H. Prystowsky, Steven R. Cohen, Jay I. Cohen, Mark G. Lebwohl

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Severe morbidity and mortality may be associated with erythrodermic psoriasis, especially when complicated by septicemia. We describe five patients with erythrodermic psoriasis complicated by staphylococcal septicemia. In two, concurrent infection with HIV increased vulnerability to bacteremia.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)911-914
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of the American Academy of Dermatology
Issue number5 II
StatePublished - May 1996
Externally publishedYes


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  • Dermatology

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