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What is erythrodermic psoriasis?

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Erythrodermic psoriasis is characterized by periodic, fiery redness of the skin and shedding of scales in sheets; this form of psoriasis, triggered by withdrawal from a systemic psoriasis treatment, severe sunburn, infection, and certain medications, requires immediate medical treatment because it can lead to severe illness.

From: Psoriasis WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Disease. National Psoriasis Foundation. The Psoriasis Foundation. American Academy of Dermatology.



Reviewed by Debra Jaliman on June 25, 2019

SOURCES: National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Disease. National Psoriasis Foundation. The Psoriasis Foundation. American Academy of Dermatology.



Reviewed by Debra Jaliman on June 25, 2019

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