KRT1-related diffuse nonepidermolytic keratoderma

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Synonyms: KRT1-related diffuse NEPPK

A rare genetic isolated diffuse palmoplantar keratoderma characterized by diffuse mild to thick finely demarcated hyperkeratosis of palms and soles. Additional clinical findings include knuckle pad-like keratoses on fingers hyperkeratosis of umbilicus and areolae diffuse dry skin hyperhidrosis hangnails and frequent fungal infections. Histological examination of lesions reveals orthokeratotic hyperkeratosis acanthosis hypergranulosis and mild lymphocyte infiltrations in the upper dermis with no evidence of epidermolysis.

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