subcorneal pustular dermatitis

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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.

Dermatitis herpetiformis.