acantholytic dermatosis

acantholytic dermatosis

(1) Transient acantholytic dermatosis, aka Grover disease.
(2) A general term for any dermopathy with acantholysis.
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Another entity that shows acantholytic dyskeratosis is the acantholytic dermatosis of the vulvocrural area.
Stevenson, "Acantholytic dermatosis of the vulvocrural area," Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, vol.
"According to a review of more than 150 elderly patients in the outpatient setting who presented with a chief complaint of persistent pruritus, the five most common diagnoses were atopiclike dermatosis, lichen simplex chronicus/prurigo nodularis, subacute prurigo, transient acantholytic dermatosis, and neuropathic disease."
The KVE is normally described in atopic dermatitis (AD), but also observed in association with papulosquamous or acantholytic dermatosis. [sup][1] Report about rosacea complicated with KVE is rare.
"According to a review of more than 150 elderly patients in the outpatient setting who presented with a chief complaint of persistent pruritus, the five most common diagnoses were atopic-like dermatosis, lichen simplex chronicus/prurigo nodularis, subacute prurigo, transient acantholytic dermatosis, and neuropathic disease."
A clinical diagnosis of Grover's disease (transient acantholytic dermatosis) was confirmed by skin biopsy.
Transient acantholytic dermatosis: a global perspective.
Transient acantholytic dermatosis is a self-limited, primary, nonfamilial, non-immune-mediated acantholytic skin disorder that manifests as pruritic, discrete, edematous papules and/or a vesiculopapular rash and is more commonly referred to as Grover disease, after Dr Ralph Grover, who first reported the condition in 1970.
As mentioned previously, although the alternative term transient acantholytic dermatosis is synonymous with Grover disease, the duration of disease may actually extend for many months, and reports of chronic relapsing disease are not an uncommon occurrence.
A variety of skin disorders not actually caused by UVR may sometimes be worsened by it like Darier's disease, transient acantholytic dermatosis (Grover's disease) (3).
As mentioned above, a variety of skin disorders not actually caused by UVR may sometimes be worsened by it like Darier's disease, transient acantholytic dermatosis (Grover's disease) (3).
Transient acantholytic dermatosis, or Grover's disease, is a benign, self-limited disorder; however, it may be persistent and difficult to manage.