Pustulosis

pustulosis

1. An eruption of pustules.

2. Term occasionally used to designate acropustulosis.

Origin: L. Pustula, pustule, _ G. -osis, condition

Pustulosis palmaris et plantaris, a sterile pustular eruption of the fingers and toes, variously attributed to dyshidrosis, pustular psoriasis, and unidentified bacterial infection.

Synonym: acrodermatitis continua, acrodermatitis perstans, dermatitis repens, hallopeau's disease.


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