Anais Brasileiros de Dermatologia
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BRESSAN, Aline Lopes; GRIPP, Alexandre; OLIVEIRA, Elisa Fontenelle de and SILVA, Roberto Souto da. Systemic capillary leak syndrome. An. Bras. Dermatol. [online]. 2011, vol.86, n.3, pp. 593-595. ISSN 0365-0596. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0365-05962011000300031.
The systemic capillary leak syndrome is rare and caused by increased capillary permeability. Several etiologies are involved. In our Department of Dermatology the main one is unstable psoriasis. Several treatments are used and many are still under study. Our objective was to present this potentially fatal medical condition that occurs in our specialty
Keywords : Capillary permeability; Fatal outcome; Psoriasis.