Hereditary palmoplantar keratoderma, Gamborg-Nielsen type

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Hereditary palmoplantar keratoderma, Gamborg-Nielsen type

Synonyms: Hereditary palmoplantar hyperkeratosis, Gamborg-Nielsen type | PPK, Gamborg-Nielsen type

Hereditary palmoplantar keratoderma Gamborg-Nielsen type is characterised by the presence of diffuse palmoplantar keratoderma without associated symptoms. The syndrome has been described in multiple families from the northernmost county of Sweden (Norrbotten). The palmoplantar keratoderma found in the Gamborg-Nielsen type disease is milder than that found in Mal de Meleda but more severe than that found in Thost-Unna palmoplantar keratoderma (see these terms). Transmission is autosomal recessive.

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