Vol 8, No 3 (2022)
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Hula-hooping as an unusual cause of Koebner phenomenon in a psoriatic patient

Michał Niedźwiedź1, Aleksandra Lesiak1, Joanna Narbutt1, Małgorzata Skibińska1
Forum Dermatologicum 2022;8(3):143-145.

Abstract

Koebner phenomenon was first described almost 150 years ago as an appearance of psoriatic lesions on an uninvolved skin as a result of trauma. Since then, a large number of triggering factors taking part in its development have been reported. This study presents a patient with an unusual, not presented before cause of the Koebner phenomenon in a waist area following physical activity in a form of hula-hooping.

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