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Peeling skin syndrome, acral type [Supplementary Concept]

An autosomal recessive genodermatosis characterized by the shedding of the outer epidermis. In the acral type (PSS2), the dorsa of the hands and feet are predominantly affected, and ultrastructural analysis shows separation at the junction between the granular cells and the stratum corneum in the outer epidermis. Mutations in the TGM5 gene have been identified. OMIM: 609796

Date introduced: August 25, 2010

MeSH Unique ID: C536316

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  • Peeling skin syndrome 2
  • Acral peeling skin syndrome

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