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Successful treatment of palmoplantar pustular psoriasis with brodalumab Volume 28, issue 4, July-August 2018

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1 Department of Dermatology, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 113-8655, Japan
2 Department of Dermatology, Teikyo University School of Medicine 2-11-1 Kaga, Itabashi-ku, Tokyo, 173-8606, Japan

A 66-year-old Japanese man who had suffered from psoriasis for 30 years and arthralgia for a few years visited our hospital and was diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis (Psoriasis Area and Severity Index [PASI] score: 26). After unsuccessful response to two-month adalimumab treatment (PASI score: 17.4), secukinumab was administered, resulting in the improvement of most of the skin lesions (seven-month treatment; PASI score: 3.6). Regarding the palmoplantar areas, initially, he had mild psoriatic lesions [...]