Amicrobial pustulosis associated with autoimmune diseases (APAD) is a clinical entity which was described only recently and few cases are reported in the literature. This condition is characterized by recurrent acute onset with pustular lesions predominantly involving skin folds, genitals, scalp and external auditory canals of young women. The etiopathogenesis of APAD is unknown and the most effective therapeutic treatment seems to be systemic corticosteroids. We describe the case of a 16-year old female patient suffering from APAD successfully treated with cyclosporine A.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||International Journal of Immunopathology and Pharmacology|
|Publication status||Published - Jan 2009|
- Amicrobial pustulosis
- Immunological abnormalities
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Immunology and Allergy