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What is punctate Keratoderma?

Punctate keratoderma: tiny hard rounded bumps in the palms or soles. Some individuals are better classified as having porokeratosis palmaris et plantaris disseminata, in which. Filiform keratoderma: tiny hard 'spikes' of skin growing out of the skin of the palms and soles and sometimes elsewhere on the skin.

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People also ask, is Keratoderma curable?

Inherited palmoplantar keratodermas are not curable but symptoms can be controlled. Treatment options include regular use of emollients, keratolytics such as salicylic acid or urea, antifungal cream or tablets if indicated, topical retinoids/calcipotriol and systemic retinoids.

Likewise, is Palmoplantar Keratoderma contagious? It is transmitted through an autosomal recessive inheritance. Clinical features of the disorder usually appear in early infancy. Palmoplantar keratoderma is often the only manifestation.

Thereof, what causes Keratoderma?

Keratoderma may be inherited (hereditary) or, more commonly, acquired. The hereditary keratodermas are caused by a gene abnormality that results in abnormal skin protein (keratin). They may be inherited either by an autosomal dominant or autosomal recessive pattern.

What is keratosis Punctata?

Keratosis punctata of the palmar creases is a common skin disorder that occurs most often in black patients, with skin lesions that are 1 to 5mm depressions filled with a comedo-like keratinous plug. Treatment with etretinate has been described.

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