There are different types of pustular psoriasis that depend on where the symptoms appear:
Generalized pustular psoriasis (GPP) affects large areas of the body.
- GPP can develop suddenly and progress quickly and often comes with a fever, chills, severe itching, change in heart rate, fatigue, and muscle weakness. See a health care provider immediately if you think you have GPP.
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Localized pustular psoriasis
- Palmoplantar Pustular Psoriasis (PPPP) is when symptoms affect the palms of the hands and/or the soles of the feet. This type often affects the base of the thumbs and the sides of the heels.
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- Acrodermatitis continua of Hallopeau (ACH) is when symptoms affect only the tips of the fingers and/or toes, particularly the nail. This type is very rare and may present after an injury to the skin or infection.
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