Pustular psoriasis with chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis and spontaneous fractures


Journal Article

Chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis is rarely associated with pustular psoriasis in children. W e describe a child with severe pustular psoriasis in whom multiple fractures, bone deformities, and severe growth failure from chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis developed. The recurrent fractures led to an incorrect assumption of child abuse. Both the bone disease and pustular psoriasis responded to treatment with etretinate. (J Am Acad Dermatol 1994;31:376-9.) © 1994, American Academy of Dermatology, Inc.. All rights reserved.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Prose, NS; Fahrner, LJ; Miller, CR; Layfield, L

Published Date

  • January 1, 1994

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 31 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 376 - 379

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0190-9622

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/S0190-9622(94)70176-8

Citation Source

  • Scopus