Palmoplantar keratoderma

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palmoplantar keratoderma

The occurrence of symmetrical diffuse or patchy areas of hypertrophy of the horny layer of the epidermis on the palms and soles; a group of ectodermal dysplasias of considerable variety, and either autosomal dominant or recessive inheritance.

Synonym: ichthyosis palmaris et plantaris, keratoderma palmaris et plantaris, keratoderma symmetrica, keratoma plantare sulcatum, keratosis palmaris et plantaris, tylosis palmaris et plantaris.

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