subcorneal pustular dermatosis

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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.


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


pl dermatoses; any skin disorder, especially one not characterized by inflammation.

dermatosis erythematosa
a disease of unknown etiology which occurs in pigs, mainly the white varieties; there is nonpruritic, acute erythema over large areas of the body and spontaneous recovery occurs in a matter of days.
exfoliative dermatosis
one involving severe desquamation; includes drug reaction, contact hypersensitivity, autoimmune diseases, cutaneous lymphomas and parapsoriasis.
generic dog food dermatosis
see generic pet food.
growth hormone-responsive dermatosis
see growth hormone-responsive dermatosis.
hereditary lupoid dermatosis
a scaling and crusting skin disease seen from a young age in German shorthaired pointers.
infantile pustular dermatosis
pustules, depression and anorexia in neonatal puppies; the etiology is unknown.
invisible dermatosis
skin diseases which are evident clinically, but the histopathology is consistent with normal skin.
linear IgA dermatosis
a rare, immune-mediated skin disease of Dachshunds in which immunoglobulin A is deposited at the basement membrane zone. There are pustules, with alopecia, hyperpigmentation, scaling and crusting.
linear preputial dermatosis
a narrow line of hyperpigmentation along the midline between the prepuce and scrotum is considered a marker for testicular neoplasia in dogs.
psychogenic dermatosis
one caused by self-trauma for which no cause is known; in dogs and cats, boredom, overcrowding or confinement are often associated. See idopathic hyperesthesia syndrome, acral lick dermatitis, flank sucking, tail sucking.
seborrheic dermatosis
see seborrheic dermatitis.
subcorneal pustular dermatosis
a very rare skin disorder of dogs in which short-lived, sterile, superficial pustules form, particularly on the head and trunk. Pruritus is variable. The cause is unknown.
ulcerative dermatosis
see ulcerative dermatosis.
dermatosis vegetans
an inherited skin disease of Landrace pigs. Young piglets may be affected at birth or develop at an early age an erythematous, papular dermatitis, mainly on the ventral abdomen and medial thighs. There is also erythema and edema of the coronary bands and subsequent deformities of the foot. Pneumonia develops before death.
zinc-responsive dermatosis
a breed-related form occurs in Siberian huskies and several other Artic breeds, and a dermatosis can occur in puppies of any breed if their diet is deficient in zinc or absorption is impaired by excessive supplementation of calcium. There is scaling and crusting, especially over pressure points and footpads. See also parakeratosis for a similar disease in pigs and a familial one in cattle.


pertaining to or of the nature of a pustule; consisting of pustules.

contagious viral pustular dermatitis
see contagious ecthyma.
infantile pustular dermatosis
see infantile pustular dermatosis.
ovine pustular dermatitis
see contagious ecthyma.
subcorneal pustular dermatosis
see subcorneal pustular dermatosis.
superficial pustular dermatitis
see superficial pustular dermatitis.
pustular vulvovaginitis
see infectious pustular vulvovaginitis.
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Infliximab (antitumor necrosis factor alpha antibody): a novel, highly effective treatment of recalcitrant subcorneal pustular dermatosis (Sneddon-Wilkinson disease).
Successful treatment of subcorneal pustular dermatosis (Sneddon-wilkinson disease) by acitretin: report of a case.