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Misdiagnosis of Hidden Causes of Juvenile pustular psoriasis

Underlying conditions list:

The list of possible underlying conditions mentioned in various sources for 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

About underlying conditions:

With a diagnosis of Juvenile pustular psoriasis, it is important to consider whether there is an underlying condition causing Juvenile pustular psoriasis. These are other medical conditions that may possibly cause Juvenile pustular psoriasis. For general information on this form of misdiagnosis, see Underlying Condition Misdiagnosis or Overview of Misdiagnosis.


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