Acropustulosis: Acropustulosis is a recurrent, self-limited, pruritic, vesiculopustular eruption of the palms and soles.
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Symptoms of Acropustulosis
- Typically, an infant aged 2-12 months with acropustulosis exhibits pruritic erythematous macules or papules that progress into vesicles and then pustules.
- Children with acropustulosis are fretful, irritable, and uncomfortable
- The hands and feet always are involved, usually on the palms, soles, and lateral surfaces. Lesions may occur on the dorsal hands and feet, trunk, scalp, and face.
- Lesions begin as small macules or papules that eventually form distinct, noncoalescing vesicles and pustules. They resolve with macular hyperpigmentation
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Treatments for Acropustulosis
- Treatmentis not necessary because of the self-limited nature of acropustulosis; however, topical steroids and oral dapsone have been used with good success
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Causes of Acropustulosis
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Prognosis for Acropustulosis
Prognosis for Acropustulosis:
All cases of acropustulosis spontaneously resolve in a few months to 3 years.
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