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keratolysis exfoliativa congenita


Definition: superficial exfoliative dermatosis of the palms and soles. It starts as pinhead-sized white spots that gradually extend peripherally, forming anular thin scales, in the absences of inflammation.

Synonym(s): lamellar dyshidrosis, recurrent palmar peeling

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