J Am Acad Dermatol 2016 Jul 4;75(1):69-76.e2. Epub 2016 Mar 4.
Department of Dermatology, University of California, San Diego, California; Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego, California; Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego, California. Electronic address:
Background: A psoriasis-like eruption develops in a subset of patients with Kawasaki disease (KD).
Objective: We sought to systematically compare KD-associated psoriasiform eruptions with classic psoriasis and the outcomes of KD in children with and without this rash.
Methods: This was a retrospective study of 11 KD cases with a psoriasiform eruption matched 1:2 by age, gender, and ethnicity with psoriasis-only and KD-only controls. Read More