Case 305

Medical history

Male, 56 years old, from Belo Horizonte, sought the specialized medical service reporting squamous erythematous lesions disseminated by the body, with a recurrent character, about 20 years ago. He also complains of a consequent reduction in quality of life and difficulty in working and establishing interpersonal relationships. The patient also reports two hospitalizations for exfoliative erythroderma and previous treatment with methotrexate, acitretin and UVB-NB phototherapy.

Given the clinical history and the physical examination illustrated by the photos, what is the most likely diagnosis?

Test Question

(Timon City Hall – MA – 2014 – Dermatologist) Psoriasis is a chronic, non-contagious systemic inflammatory disease that affects the skin, nails, and occasionally the joints. 

Check the INCORRECT option related to this disease:

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