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Unilateral keratoderma in a mother and her son.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22784524     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
BACKGROUND: Keratoderma is a group of conditions characterized by hyperkeratosis affecting the skin on the soles of the feet and palms of the hands bilaterally. The classification of keratodermas depends on whether it is inherited or acquired and on its clinical features, including diffuse or focal involvement of the skin and the morphology of lesions present.
CASE REPORT: We describe the rare case of a 54-year-old female who presented with a nearly 40-year history of punctate keratoderma on her right palm and sole. History taking revealed that her biologic son also has unilateral left-sided keratoderma. The clinical presentation of unilateral keratoderma has been reported only four times in the literature.
Authors:
Ashley O'Toole; Maureen O'Malley
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of cutaneous medicine and surgery     Volume:  16     ISSN:  1203-4754     ISO Abbreviation:  J Cutan Med Surg     Publication Date:    2012 Jul-Aug
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-07-12     Completed Date:  2012-10-24     Revised Date:  2013-05-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9614685     Medline TA:  J Cutan Med Surg     Country:  Canada    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  288-90     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Diagnosis, Differential
Female
Humans
Keratoderma, Palmoplantar / diagnosis*,  pathology
Male
Middle Aged

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