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European Journal of Dermatology


Successful treatment of pustulotic arthro-osteitis with apremilast: a case report with follow-up MRI Volume 29, numéro 6, November-December 2019


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1 Department of Dermatology, Aichi Medical University, Aichi, Japan
2 Department of Dermatology, Nagoya University, Aichi, Japan

Pustulotic arthro-osteitis (PAO) is an inflammatory arthro-osteopathy, which is seen in patients with palmoplantar pustular psoriasis (PPP). Here, we report a case of bone marrow oedema due to PAO, which was successfully treated with apremilast.A 65-year-old woman visited our department with palmoplantar exanthema and joint pain. During her childhood, she underwent tonsillectomy for tonsillar hypertrophy. Twenty-five years ago, pustules, erythema, and scales appeared on her palms and soles, and her [...]