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Erythroderma in a young healthy man

  • Author(s): Ekmekci, Tugba Rezan
  • Koslu, Adem
  • et al.
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Erythroderma in a young healthy man
Tugba Rezan Ekmekci, Adem Koslu
Dermatology Online Journal 12 (6): 23



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A 24-year-old man presented with a widespread, nonpruritic eruption that had begun 4 months before admission. He had no benefit from topical keratolytics applied to his hands and forearms. Dermatological examination revealed erythema and scaling over the whole body sparing some areas of his face and scalp (Figs. 1, 2). His nails were normal. He reported that some family members had pruritus, without crusting. He was healthy and had no history of other unusual infections suggestive of immunocompromise and was taking no immunosuppressive medications.

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