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Definition

A dermatological disorder characterized by diffuse thickening of the epidermis on the entire surface of palms and soles sharply bordered with erythematous margins. Some patients may present knuckle pads, thick pads of skin appearing over the proximal phalangeal joints.

Acronym

EPPK

Synonyms

EHPPK
Epidermolytic Unna-Thost disease
Keratosis of Greither
Keratosis palmaris et plantaris familiaris
Localized epidermolytic hyperkeratosis
Palmoplantar keratoderma Vorner type
Tylosis

Keywords

Palmoplantar keratoderma

 
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