SUBCORNEAL PUSTULAR DERMATOSIS, SNEDDON-WILKINSON Hidekazu BAMBA 1 1Department of Dermatology, School of Medicine, Chiba University pp.1207-1216
Published Date 1968/11/1
DOI https://doi.org/10.11477/mf.1412200427
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Three cases of this disease were reported.

Case 1: A 71-year-old man has had discrete or annular, slightly itchy pustular lesions on the trunk and flexor surfaces of extremities for 20 years. Histologic specimen showed Neumann's V-shaped pustule and follicular subcorneal pustule as well as typical subcorneal pustule.

Case 2: A 52-year-old woman has had discrete or annularly grouped pustular lesions on the trunk, inguinal and axillar region for 30 years. These nodules showed itching occasionaly.

Histologic specimen showed typical subcorneal pustule and there were findings in some parts suggesting Kogoj's pustule.

Case 3: A 58-year-old woman has had intermittent attacks of pustular eruption on the trunk, axilla, and thigh. They were partly discrete or annular.

Histologic findings were subcorneal pustules. Laboratory tests revealed increased erythrocyte sedimentation rate in all cases. Sulfamethoxypyridazin and steroid showed successful therapeutic effect.

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