Health Promot Perspect. 2021;11(2): 261-262.
doi: 10.34172/hpp.2021.32
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Case Report

A generalized pustular psoriasis flare after CoronaVac COVID-19 vaccination: Case report

Nahide Onsun 1* ORCID logo, Gökhan Kaya 1 ORCID logo, Bengisu Güçkan Işık 1 ORCID logo, Begüm Güneş 1 ORCID logo

1 Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Bezmialem Vakif University, Istanbul, Turkey
*Corresponding Author: Nahide Onsun, Email: nonarir2011@hotmail.com


CoronoVac is a non-viable vaccine for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARSCoV-2). Nowadays, there has been vaccination program for at-risk groups and older adults in Turkey. We here present 72-year-old male psoriasis patient who developed generalized pustular psoriasis flare after administration of CoronoVac. The COVID-PCR test was negative and investigations for flare etiology were all normal. He was first (to the best of our knowledge) psoriasis patient who developed an erythrodermic flare after the first dose of CoronaVac vaccine.
Keywords: CoronoVac, COVID, Psoriasis
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Submitted: 09 Apr 2021
Revision: 21 Apr 2021
Accepted: 22 Apr 2021
ePublished: 19 May 2021
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