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What is Grover's disease?

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Grover’s disease is a rare, temporary skin condition. It causes sudden red, raised, blistery, and sometimes very itchy spots that form around the middle of the body. The rash is most often seen in middle-aged men.

Another name for this condition is transient acantholytic dermatosis (TAD).

From: What Is Grover's Disease? WebMD Medical Reference

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American Osteopathic College of Dermatology. “Grover’s Disease.”

National Organization for Rare Diseases. “Grover’s Disease.”

Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center: “Grover’s Disease.”

Reviewed by Debra Jaliman on November 29, 2018

SOURCES:

American Osteopathic College of Dermatology. “Grover’s Disease.”

National Organization for Rare Diseases. “Grover’s Disease.”

Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center: “Grover’s Disease.”

Reviewed by Debra Jaliman on November 29, 2018

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