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Peeling skin syndrome type A

Disease definition

Peeling skin syndrome (PSS) type A is a non inflammatory form of generalized PSS (see this term), a type of ichthyosis (see this term), characterized by generalized white scaling and superficial painless peeling of the skin.


Classification level: Subtype of disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Generalized deciduous skin type A
    • Generalized peeling skin syndrome type A
    • Non-inflammatory generalized peeling skin syndrome type A.
    • Non-inflammatory peeling skin syndrome type A
    • PSS type A
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal recessive 
  • Age of onset: Infancy, Neonatal
  • ICD-10: Q80.8
  • OMIM: 616265  618084
  • UMLS: -
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -

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