Perianal streptococcal dermatitis and guttate psoriasis. Case report.

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A case of perianal streptococcal dermatitis associated with guttate psoriasis is described in a 12-year-old boy. Possible pathogenetic correlations between the two disorders emphasize the necessity to examine pediatric patients with guttate psoriasis and to swab the pharynx, perianal and/or perigenital areas to search bacterial infections.

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