22-Year-Old with Red, Scaly Spots After Strep Throat Infection
Guttate psoriasis commonly presents in adults younger than 30 years old following a group A beta-hemolytic streptococci throat infection. It is characterized by numerous small, erythematous, teardrop-shaped papules and plaques with a fine scale. This is a case of a 22-year-old female who presented with red, scaly spots over her entire body after a throat infection. She was treated with a combination of topical medications and phototherapy for her guttate psoriasis.
KeywordsGuttate psoriasis Streptococci Infection Phototherapy
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