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transient acantholytic dermatosis

 

Definition: a pruritic papular eruption, with histologic suprabasal acantholysis, of the chest, with scattered lesions of the back and lateral aspects of the extremities, lasting from a few weeks to several months; seen predominantly in males over 40.

Synonym(s): Grover disease

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