Non-epidermolytic palmoplantar keratoderma

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Non-epidermolytic palmoplantar keratoderma

Synonyms: Autosomal dominant diffuse palmoplantar keratoderma, Norrbotten type | Diffuse palmoplantar keratoderma, Bothnian type | NEPPK

A rare isolated diffuse palmoplantar keratoderma disorder characterized by diffuse homogeneous mild to thick yellowish palmoplantar hyperkeratosis (sometimes spreading over the dorsal aspect of fingers) which presents a white spongy appearance following exposure to water frequently associated with dermatophyte infections. Hyperhydrosis is usually present and skin biopsy shows non-epidermolytic changes.

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