Verrucous Linear (Segmental) Psoriasis of the Right Leg Responding to Radiation Therapy

October 2008 | Volume 7 | Issue 10 | Case Reports | 969 | Copyright © October 2008

Fiona Larsen MBChB FRACP, Alan Menter MD, Clay J. Cockerell MD, Barry N. Wilcox MD

Abstract
Verrucous linear segmental psoriasis (VLSP) is invariably recalcitrant to treatment. It is a distinct variant of psoriasis that frequently is considered a form of a verrucous linear, epidermal nevus.1 The hypertrophic nature of the plaques makes treatment particularly chal- lenging. The authors present a case of verrucous linear psoriasis of the right leg that responded to radiation therapy.