John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology


Annular pustular psoriasis associated with colon cancer Volume 26, numéro 1, January-February 2016


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Department of Dermatology,
Graduate School of Medicine and Pharmaceutical Sciences,
University of Toyama, Sugitani 2630,
Toyama 930-0194, Japan

Annular pustular psoriasis (APP), also known as circinate and annular pustular psoriasis, is a rare form of pustular psoriasis characterized by erythematous, annular or polycyclic lesions, eruptions of small pustules and fine desquamation without systemic inflammation [1]. APP runs a benign course, in contrast to generalized pustular psoriasis, which is a severe form of pustular psoriasis with systemic inflammation [2]. We herein describe a patient with APP associated with colon cancer.A 71-year-old [...]