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a rare pyoderma, which may be related to pustular psoriasis, occurring most commonly in pregnant women in the third trimester as an eruption of small, closely aggregated pustules developing on an inflammatory base and accompanied by severe constitutional symptoms and fetal death; recurs with subsequent pregnancy.
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im·pe·ti·go her·pet·i·for·mis(im-pĕ-tī'gō hĕr-pet-i-fōr'mis)
A rare pyoderma, occurring most commonly in the third trimester of pregnancy as an eruption of small closely aggregated pustules accompanied by severe constitutional symptoms and fetal death.
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A rare and occasionally life-threatening eruption that typically occurs in the third trimester of pregnancy. It is pathologically indistinguishable from pustular psoriasis. Synonym: Hebra disesae.
See also: impetigo
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