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.
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