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What is pustular psoriasis?

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Pustular psoriasis is a rare skin disease that causes painful, itchy red skin covered with tiny blisters that are filled with white or yellow pus. You also may have fever, nausea, and other symptoms as well. One form of pustular psoriasis can spread and involve a large part of your body. See your doctor right away if you think you might have it. 

SOURCES:

Medscape: “Pustular Psoriasis Overview of Pustular Psoriasis”

National Psoriasis Foundation: “An Overview of Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis.”

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases: “Questions and Answers About Psoriasis.”

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on November 2, 2018

SOURCES:

Medscape: “Pustular Psoriasis Overview of Pustular Psoriasis”

National Psoriasis Foundation: “An Overview of Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis.”

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases: “Questions and Answers About Psoriasis.”

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on November 2, 2018

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