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Impetigo Herpetiformis: Review of Pathogenesis, Complication, and Treatment

Nastaran Namazi, Sahar Dadkhahfar
Dermatology Research and Practice 2018, 2018: 5801280
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Impetigo herpetiformis (IH) is among rare dermatosis of pregnancy, which is currently considered as a form of generalized pustular psoriasis. It is diagnosed by characteristic lesions of erythematous patches and grouped pustules mostly in the third trimester of pregnancy and may have systemic associations. A variety of complications have been reported in the course of IH. Treatment of IH can be quite challenging, and a number of treatment options have been reported to be effective for the management.

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