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Year : 2014  |  Volume : 59  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 505-506

Psoriasis sparing the polio-affected limb: Is it merely the koebner phenomenon?

1 Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Hassan, India
2 Department of Pathology, Hassan Institute of Medical Sciences, Hassan, India

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B C Ravikumar
Professor and Head, Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Hassan Institute of Medical Sciences, Hassan - 573 201
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DOI: 10.4103/0019-5154.139913

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Psoriasis being a common skin condition, atypical forms and unusual localizations of this disease are quite frequently seen. However, psoriasis sparing a polio-affected limb is extremely rare. We report a case of an adult male, who presented with psoriasis distributed all over the body but with almost complete sparing of the polio-affected left lower limb.

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