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Subcorneal pustular dermatosis

Disease definition

Subcorneal pustular dermatosis is a rare, benign, chronic disease characterized by sterile pustular eruption, typically involving the flexural sites of the trunk and proximal extremities.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Pustulosis subcornealis
    • Sneddon-Wilkinson disease
    • Subcorneal pustular dermatitis
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: Adult
  • ICD-10: L13.1
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0600336
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: 10042342
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