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n. pl. ker·a·to·ly·ses (-sēz)
1. The separation or loosening of the horny layer of the epidermis.
2. A skin disease characterized by a periodic shedding of the epidermis.

ker′a·to·lyt′ic (-lĭt′ĭk) adj.


n. queratolisis.
1. exfoliación de la epidermis;
2. anomalía congénita por la cual se muda la piel periódicamente;
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Pitted keratolysis have reduced stratum corneum and a distinct clinical appearance.
Shelley et al in 1982 described the coexistence of erythrasma with pitted keratolysis and trichomycosis axillaris.
The condition predisposes to or worsens diseases like fungal infections, contact dermatitis, pompholyx and pitted keratolysis.
Isolation of Kytococcus sedentarius from a case of pitted keratolysis.
Pitted keratolysis (PK), also known as keratolysis plantare sulcatum, is a skin disorder characterized by pits and collarettes from bacterial infection.