subcorneal pustular dermatosis

(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.


Ian Bruce, English dermatologist, 1923-1987.
Sneddon syndrome - a cerebral arteriopathy of unknown etiology, characterized by noninflammatory intimal hyperplasia of medium-size vessels.
Sneddon-Wilkinson disease - a chronic pruritic anular eruption of sterile vesicles and pustules beneath the stratum corneum. Synonym(s): subcorneal pustular dermatosis
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The clinical picture is similar to AGEP, GPP, also known as von Zumbusch pustular psoriasis, and subcorneal pustular disease, also known as Sneddon-Wilkinson disease, and thorough differential diagnosis must be carefully carried out (Table 1).
Subcorneal pustular dermatosis (Sneddon-Wilkinson disease) occurring in association with nodal marginal zone lymphoma: a case report.
Sneddon-Wilkinson disease resistant to dapsone and colchicine successfully controlled with PUVA.
Infliximab (antitumor necrosis factor alpha antibody): a novel, highly effective treatment of recalcitrant subcorneal pustular dermatosis (Sneddon-Wilkinson disease).
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.