By Gary M. White, MD

Punctate keratoderma

Punctate keratoderma, aka Hereditary Palmoplantar Keratoderma, Papulosa Variant is an uncommon chronic condition of the palms and soles characterized by keratotic papules and nodules.


Discrete, keratotic papules, limited to the palms, soles and volar aspects of the fingers occurs in punctate keratoderma. These changes typically occur at puberty, but may have a later onset.


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