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Cleavage at junction of stratum corneum and stratum granulosum

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HPO: HP:0034838


Splitting of the skin (cell-cell adhesion of keratinocytes) localized to the interface between the stratum corneum and stratum granulosum layers of the epidermis. [from HPO]

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  • CROGVCleavage at junction of stratum corneum and stratum granulosum

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Peeling skin syndrome 1
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Disease or Syndrome
A group of rare autosomal recessive forms of ichthyosis with clinical characteristics of superficial, asymptomatic, spontaneous peeling of the skin and histologically by a shedding of the outer layers of the epidermis. Presents with either an acral or a generalised distribution.
Acral peeling skin syndrome
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Epidermolysis bullosa simplex (EBS) is characterized by fragility of the skin (and mucosal epithelia in some instances) that results in non-scarring blisters and erosions caused by minor mechanical trauma. EBS is distinguished from other types of epidermolysis bullosa (EB) or non-EB skin fragility syndromes by the location of the blistering in relation to the dermal-epidermal junction. In EBS, blistering occurs within basal keratinocytes. The severity of blistering ranges from limited to hands and feet to widespread involvement. Additional features can include hyperkeratosis of the palms and soles (keratoderma), nail dystrophy, milia, and hyper- and/or hypopigmentation. Rare EBS subtypes have been associated with additional clinical features including pyloric atresia, muscular dystrophy, cardiomyopathy, and/or nephropathy.

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