Case Report

Erythrodermic Psoriasis with Superimposed Fungal Infection-a Presentation in the Emergency Room


  • Muhammad Akbar Baig
  • Sadaf Sheikh

Received Date: 05.07.2017 Accepted Date: 19.07.2017 Eurasian J Emerg Med 2018;17(1):33-35

Erythrodermic psoriasis or erythroderma is a life-threatening, generalized exfoliative dermatitis involving majority of the body surface. A detailed evaluation is required for the identification of its underlying cause to successfully treat and prevent its relapse. We present a case of erythroderma in our local setting and review this disease in terms of the importance of immediate diagnosis and therapy for improved patient survival.

Keywords: Erythrodermic psoriasis, erythroderma, emergency department, Pakistan