John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology


Severity evaluation and prognostic factors in erythrodermic psoriasis Volume 28, numéro 6, November-December 2018


Department of Dermatology,
Peking Union Medical College Hospital,
Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College,
Beijing 100730,

Few long-term follow-up or large sample studies have explored erythrodermic psoriasis (EP), a rare form of severe psoriasis. In this study, we proposed a severity assessment method and analysed prognostic factors for EP. We enrolled 143 EP patients hospitalised in our dermatology department from 2005 to 2015. The patients were aged from 13 to 82 (mean: 46.0 years), with a male/female ratio of 2.48:1. All included patients had generalised erythema with bran-like scaling involving over 90% of body [...]