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Erythroderma Desquamativa of Leiner

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Synonyms of Erythroderma Desquamativa of Leiner

  • Erythroderma Desquamativum of Infancy
  • Leiner Disease
  • Leiner-Moussous Desquamative Erythroderma

Disorder Subdivisions

  • No subdivisions found.

General Discussion

Erythroderma desquamativa of Leiner is a rare skin disorder that usually first appears during the end of the first month of life or the beginning of the second month. The disorder is characterized by the appearance of a reddish, thickened rash on various parts of an infant's body. Additional symptoms include chronic diarrhea and the failure to gain weight at the expected rate (failure to thrive). The exact cause of erythroderma desquamativa of Leiner is unknown.

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