International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Dermatology | India | Volume 13 Issue 4, April 2024 | Rating: 4.4 / 10

Generalized Pustular Psoriasis - Case Report

Dr. Golda Sahaya Rani

Abstract: Generalized pustular psoriasis (GPP) is an uncommon, persistent, and severe inflammatory skin condition. It is characterized by the abrupt appearance of sterile pustules on the skin, often accompanied by widespread inflammation throughout the body. If left untreated, GPP flare - ups can be life - threatening due to the possibility of severe complications like sepsis (blood infection) and cardiovascular failure. A male patient, 42 years old, was admitted to the hospital exhibiting symptoms of itching and irritation on his skin, particularly on his hands, along with the presence of scales, later entire body spread for the past three weeks. During a physical examination to assess for generalized pustular psoriasis (GPP), and the texture appeared dry and covered in scales. It's crucial to assess the patient's vital signs and conducted a thorough examination of the skin to understand the severity of symptoms, any triggers or exacerbating factors, and the impact on their daily life.

Keywords: Generalized pustular psoriasis, skin, Nursing Care

Edition: Volume 13 Issue 4, April 2024,

Pages: 293 - 295

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