KERATOSIS PUNCTATA

By Gary M. White, MD

Keratosis punctata Paring is always key to exclude verruca which would show black dots.


Keratosis punctata are small keratotic papules that develop on the palms and soles.

Clinical

A fixed, hyperkeratotic papule may develop on the palms or soles. Paring the lesion helps exclude a corn (no translucent core) or a verruca (no black dots). No epidermal collarette is seen.

Treatment

No treatment is needed. Routine paring may be done.

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Keratosis punctata

Keratosis punctata

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