Clinical and histopathological study of palmoplantar keratoderma
P M Mahajan
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Mahajan P M, Gharpuray M B, Kulkarni V. Clinical and histopathological study of palmoplantar keratoderma. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 1994;60:258-261
AbstractStudy of palmo-plantar keratoderma in eighty-two cases showed that twenty different diseases, both hereditary and acquired were responsible for palmoplantar keratoderma. Maximum number of cases were of hereditary variety of palmoplantar keratoderma (Unna-Thost syndrome) (28.05%). Whereas psoriasis was the leading cause among the acquired conditions (17.07%). Two histopathological types of Unna-Thost syndrome and their correlation with clinical features are reported.