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.
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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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