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Peeling skin syndrome


Other Names for this Disease

  • Deciduous skin
  • Familial continuous skin peeling
  • Keratolysis exfoliativa congenita
  • Peeling skin syndrome, acral type (subtype)
  • Peeling skin syndrome, inflammatory type B (subtype)
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Other Names for this Disease
  • Deciduous skin
  • Familial continuous skin peeling
  • Keratolysis exfoliativa congenita
  • Peeling skin syndrome, acral type (subtype)
  • Peeling skin syndrome, inflammatory type B (subtype)
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.