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Unna-Thost palmoplantar keratoderma


Other Names for this Disease

  • Diffuse NEPPK
  • Diffuse nonepidermolytic palmoplantar keratoderma
  • PPK diffusa circumscripta
  • Thost-Unna disease
  • Thost-Unna palmoplantar keratoderma
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Treatment

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How might Unna-Thost palmoplantar keratoderma be treated?

The following treatments can help to soften the thickened skin and make it less noticeable:[1][2] 

Antifungal medication may help if the condition occurs along with a fungal infection.[2]
Last updated: 5/8/2014

References
  1. Stanway A. Diffuse hereditary palmoplantar keratodermas. DermNet NZ. December 29, 2013; http://dermnetnz.org/scaly/diffuse-keratoderma.html. Accessed 5/8/2014.
  2. Kingsbery MY. Keratosis Palmaris et Plantaris. Medscape Reference. July 8, 2013; http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1108406-overview#aw2aab6b3. Accessed 5/8/2014.


Other Names for this Disease
  • Diffuse NEPPK
  • Diffuse nonepidermolytic palmoplantar keratoderma
  • PPK diffusa circumscripta
  • Thost-Unna disease
  • Thost-Unna palmoplantar keratoderma
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.