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July 1979

Infantile Acropustulosis

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Dermatology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston.

Arch Dermatol. 1979;115(7):834-836. doi:10.1001/archderm.1979.04010070010010

Infantile acropustulosis is a syndrome that is characterized by recurrent crops of 1- to 2-mm, intensely pruritic vesicopustules on the distal extremities. The eruption is unresponsive to topical steroids, and pruritus is relieved only by soporific doses of antihistamines.

(Arch Dermatol 115:834-836, 1979)

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