Pustular psoriasis

A type of recurring psoriasis characterized by the appearance of pus-filed pimples and sores in clusters. It can be intensely painful,

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chronic, relapsing psoriasis characterized by vesicles or pustules, generally occurring in association with a focal infection elsewhere in the body. Two types are recognized: a more severe generalized pustular p. and a less severe localized pustular p.

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