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keratolysis exfoliativa


Definition: familial continual noninflammatory skin peeling characterized by a separation of stratum corneum in leaflike flakes occurring everywhere except on the palms and soles; autosomal recessive inheritance.

Synonym(s): erythema exfoliativa

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