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Tylosis with esophageal cancer
Other Names for this Disease
- Howel-Evans syndrome
- Keratosis palmaris et plantaris with esophageal cancer
- Keratosis palmoplantaris with esophageal cancer
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The main features of Tylosis with esophageal cancer are palmoplantar keratoderma and esophageal cancer. The palmoplantar keratoderma usually begins around age 10, and the soles of the feet are usually more severely affected that the palms of the hands. Esophageal carcinoma usually develops in the lower two-thirds of the esophagus at an average age of 45 years.
Last updated: 1/18/2013