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Grover's disease — also called transient acantholytic dermatosis or persistent acantholytic dermatosis — is a rare skin disorder that disproportionately affects men over 50. Experts do not fully understand the cause of the disease, but a variety of factors may contribute to and exacerbate it. Grover's disease presents as a skin rash with distinct characteristics, though diagnosis can be difficult as the symptoms are similar to those of other skin conditions.

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1. Rash Appearance

Grover's disease is benign, and the skin rash often develops on the trunk and back. The red rash appears as a papulovesicular eruption, meaning it has solid, reddened elevations and small- to medium-sized transparent, fluid-filled vesicles.

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