Keratoderma palmoplantaris transgrediens

Overview

Type of disease: Rare conditions

Keratoderma palmoplantaris transgrediens is a rare genetic disease that effects the skin. Those with this condition have thickened skin on their palms and soles that can become sharp. Other symptoms include excessive sweating, dry skin, weight loss and short statue. Symptoms tend to appear in childhood and improve with age. Keratoderma palmoplantaris transgrediens is inherited in an autosomal dominant or autosomal recessive pattern. Also, there are many variations of Keratoderma palmoplantaris transgrediens, so always speak with your doctor about the best personal plan of action.

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