What is palmoplantar keratoderma?

What is keratoderma? It is often called as palmoplantar keratoderma.

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  • 4 weeks ago

    Palmoplantar keratoderma (PPK) or acrokeratoelastoidosis (AKE) is characterised by small, firm, reddish or pinkish papules or plaques on the sides of hands and feet.

    What is the treatment of palmoplantar keratoderma?

    Treatment of palmoplantar keratoderma includes saltwater soaks, emollients, paring, topical keratolytics, topical retinoids, systemic retinoids, topical vitamin D ointment, and skin grafting surgery.

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