subcorneal pustular dermatitis

(redirected from Sneddon-Wilkinson disease)

sub·cor·ne·al pus·tu·lar der·ma·to·sis

a pruritic chronic annular eruption of sterile vesicles and pustules beneath the stratum corneum.

subcorneal pustular dermatitis

An idiopathic relapsing pustulous dermatosis, which is more common in women (female:male ratio, 4:1) above age 40, and characterised by pustular lesions on the axillae, groins, abdomen, below the breasts, the flexor aspects of the extremities and, less commonly, of palmoplantar surfaces.

DiffDx
Dermatitis herpetiformis.
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Our case showed severe BP in a middle-aged man that made us think of an underlying neoplas-tic disorder or other more rare blistering diseases such as epider-molysis bullosa acquisita (EBA) or Sneddon-Wilkinson disease, which was excluded during the investigations.
Our patient had some clinical events, suggesting other blister-ing disorders such as Sneddon-Wilkinson disease or acute gener-alized erythematous pustulosis, which were ruled out on the ba-sis of histology and immunofluorescence findings.