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Causes of Juvenile pustular psoriasis

List of causes of Juvenile pustular psoriasis

Following is a list of causes or underlying conditions (see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Juvenile pustular psoriasis) that could possibly cause Juvenile pustular psoriasis includes:

  • Taking systemic steroids (steroid medications given by mouth or by injection) and then discontinuing them
  • Various drugs, including the following:
  • Salicylates, compounds made from salicylic acid, often used to treat pain and fever
  • Iodine, a topical antiseptic
  • Lithium or trazodone, antidepressants
  • Phenylbutazone or oxyphenbutazone, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)
  • Penicillin, an antibiotic
  • Hydroxychloroquine, an antimalarial drug
  • Calcipotriol, a vitamin-D derivative
  • Interferon alfa and recombinant interferon-beta injections,chemotherapeutic agents
  • Strong, irritating topical solutions (creams or ointments applied to the skin), including tar, anthralin, steroids under occlusion, and zinc pyrithione in shampoo
  • Infections
  • Sunlight or phototherapy
  • Cholestatic jaundice (a yellowish staining of the skin and eyes, caused by bile)
  • Hypocalcemia (abnormally low levels of calcium in the blood)
  • In many people, the trigger is never identified

Juvenile pustular psoriasis: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Juvenile pustular psoriasis: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Related information on causes of Juvenile pustular psoriasis:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Juvenile pustular psoriasis may be found in:


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