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Keratosis palmoplantaris papulosa

Other Names for this Disease
  • Buschke fischer brauer syndrome
  • Keratoderma, palmoplantar punctate type 1
  • Keratodermia palmoplantaris papulosa, Buschke-Fischer-Brauer type
  • Type I punctate palmoplantar keratoderma
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  • I have keratosis palmoplantaris papulosa and so did my mother. Lately I have been burning off the little nodules using liquid nitrogen. Painful but it does work. Although the condition is genetic, I have been suspicious that there may be a possible exogenous trigger like a virus. Has any research been done to check whether there is any viral involvement? Click here for answer

  • My father has Buschke Fischer keratoderma palmo-plantaris. Is there any treatment for this condition? Click here for answer