Learn About Epidermolytic Palmoplantar Keratoderma

What is the definition of Epidermolytic Palmoplantar Keratoderma?
Epidermolytic palmoplantar keratoderma is rare, genetic disorder characterized by the development of diffuse, yellowish, and abnormally thickened skin with a sharp cutoff at a reddened border on the palms of the hands and soles of the feet. Epidermolytic palmoplantar keratoderma is categorized into three types: 1) diffuse, which develops at birth and covers the entire palm and sole; 2) focal, which has a late onset that develops in response to injury; and 3) punctate, which is characterized by tiny, hard rounded bumps on the palms and soles.
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What are the symptoms of Epidermolytic Palmoplantar Keratoderma?
Symptoms of epidermolytic palmoplantar keratoderma include thick yellowish areas of waxy skin on the palms and soles and/or fingers and toes with a well-defined reddened border, painful fissures in the skin, and excessive sweating.
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What are the current treatments for Epidermolytic Palmoplantar Keratoderma?
Treatment for epidermolytic palmoplantar keratoderma involves the topical use of antifungal creams, such as clotrimazole and miconazole.
Who are the top Epidermolytic Palmoplantar Keratoderma Local Doctors?
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Zhejiang Chinese Medical University

Hangzhou, CN 31005

Xiao-ling Chen is in Hangzhou, China. Chen is rated as a Distinguished expert by MediFind in the treatment of Epidermolytic Palmoplantar Keratoderma. They are also highly rated in 4 other conditions, according to our data. Their top areas of expertise are Epidermolytic Palmoplantar Keratoderma, Epidermolytic Hyperkeratosis, Acrokeratoelastoidosis of Costa, and Palmoplantar Keratoderma.

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Queen Mary University Of London

The Royal London Hospital, Barts Health National Health Service Trust And Centre For Cell Biology And Cutaneous Research, Blizard Institute 
London, ENG, GB E12AT

Edel O'toole is in London, United Kingdom. O'toole is rated as a Distinguished expert by MediFind in the treatment of Epidermolytic Palmoplantar Keratoderma. They are also highly rated in 15 other conditions, according to our data. Their top areas of expertise are Pachyonychia Congenita, Epidermolytic Palmoplantar Keratoderma, Acrokeratoelastoidosis of Costa, and Palmoplantar Keratoderma.

 
 
 
 
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Southern New Hampshire Health System

Nashua Primary Care

19 Tyler St 
Nashua, NH 3060

Anil Prasad is an Internal Medicine doctor in Nashua, New Hampshire. Dr. Prasad has been practicing medicine for over 33 years and is rated as a Distinguished doctor by MediFind in the treatment of Epidermolytic Palmoplantar Keratoderma. He is also highly rated in 42 other conditions, according to our data. His top areas of expertise are Epidermolytic Palmoplantar Keratoderma, Circumferential Skin Creases Kunze Type, Hyperelastic Skin, and Erythrokeratodermia Variabilis et Progressiva. He is licensed to treat patients in New Hampshire. Dr. Prasad is currently accepting new patients.

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