Pustular psoriasis masquerading linear naevoid psoriasis: A case report

Firdous Jahan, Shrenik Balegar, Shyam Sundar Chaudhary, D.K. Mishra


Linear psoriasis is a rare form of psoriasis characterised by linear array of lesions involving particular dermatome or along the Blaschko lines. It may arise de novo or as a part of Koebner phenomenon with other psoriatic lesions. It may resemble cinically to inflammatory linear verrucous epidermal naevus (ILVEN). Hereby we report case of a 39-year-old male who initially presented with generalised pustular psoriasis but after treatment it emerged with linear verrucous papules resembling ILVEN and histologically with features of psoriasis.


Linear psoriasis, ILVEN, Blaschko lines

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