Palmoplantar keratoderma

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Palmoplantar keratoderma
A picture of a 40 y/o Caucasian female with only the soles of the feet affected. The amputation was prior to this admission
ICD-10 L85.1-L85.2
ICD-9 701.1, 757.39
DiseasesDB 32042
eMedicine derm/589 
MeSH D007645

Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Kiran Singh, M.D. [2]

Overview

Palmoplantar keratoderma (PPK) or keratosis palmaris et plantaris is part of a group of disorders of the skin affecting primarily the palms of the hands and soles of the feet. It is characterized by thickening of the palms and the soles of individuals who are affected.

Causes

The condition may be hereditary, acquired, or part of another disease with PPK as an associated feature.

Diagnosis

Physical Examination

Skin

Extremities
Progressive palmoplantar keratoderma
Extremities

See also

External links

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References

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