parapsoriasis

noun
para·​pso·​ri·​a·​sis | \-sə-ˈrī-ə-səs \
plural parapsoriases\ -​ˌsēz \

Medical Definition of parapsoriasis 

: a rare skin disease characterized by red scaly patches similar to those of psoriasis but causing no sensations of pain or itch

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