Dermatitis repens

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Dermatitis repens
Other names: Acrodermatitis perstans, Pustular acrodermatitis, Acrodermatitis continua of Hallopeau, Acrodermatitis continua suppurativa Hallopeau, Hallopeau's acrodermatitis, Hallopeau's acrodermatitis continua, Dermatitis repens Crocker
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Dermatitis repens, also known as acrodermatitis continua, is an inflammatory skin condition, a type of localized pustular psoriasis that typically presents with sterile pustules beginning at one or more finger tips or toes.[1][2]

It is rare.[3] It was first described in 1880 by François Henri Hallopeau.[2]

Signs and symptoms

See also


  1. Smith, Mary Patricia; Ly, Karen; Thibodeaux, Quinn; Bhutani, Tina; Liao, Wilson; Beck, Kristen M. (9 August 2019). "Acrodermatitis continua of Hallopeau: clinical perspectives". Psoriasis: Targets and Therapy. 9: 65–72. doi:10.2147/PTT.S180608. Archived from the original on 30 June 2023. Retrieved 17 May 2023.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Acrodermatitis continua of Hallopeau: Causes, Features and Treatment — DermNet". Archived from the original on 7 March 2023. Retrieved 17 May 2023.
  3. James, William D.; Elston, Dirk; Treat, James R.; Rosenbach, Misha A.; Neuhaus, Isaac (2020). "10. Seborrheic dermatitis, psoriasis, recalcitrant palmopustular eruptions, pustular dermatitis, and erythroderma". Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: Clinical Dermatology (13th ed.). Edinburgh: Elsevier. p. 202. ISBN 978-0-323-54753-6. Archived from the original on 2023-06-30. Retrieved 2023-05-17.