Generalized peeling skin syndrome

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Synonyms: Generalized PSS | Generalized deciduous skin

A form of peeling skin syndrome characterized by a generalized distribution. It comprises two sub-types: the non-inflammatory (PSS type A) and the inflammatory (PSS type B) form. PSS type A is characterized by generalized white scaling with superficial non-inflammatory peeling of the skin while PSS type B is characterized by superficial patchy peeling of the entire skin with underlying erythroderma pruritus and atopy.

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