Psoriasis Due to Infliximab –Latest Data

Briefly noted: O Courbette et al. JPGN 2019; 69: 189-93. In a retrospective review, among 147 children with inflammatory bowel disease treated with infliximab (IFX) (123 CD, 24 UC), 20 patients (13.6%) developed psoriaform rashes.  14 of 20 were in remission when skin rashes (especially on scalp) occurred and rash developed at median of 355 days.  In this cohort, all were controlled by local steroids; no patients required IFX discontinuation.

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