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What is Thost-Unna palmoplantar keratoderma?

What is Thost-Unna palmoplantar keratoderma?

  • Thost-Unna palmoplantar keratoderma: A very rare genetic syndrome characterized mainly by thickened skin on mainly in localized areas such as pressure points on the palms and soles.

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Thost-Unna palmoplantar keratoderma as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Thost-Unna palmoplantar keratoderma: Introduction

Types of Thost-Unna palmoplantar keratoderma:

Broader types of Thost-Unna palmoplantar keratoderma:

What causes Thost-Unna palmoplantar keratoderma?

Causes of Thost-Unna palmoplantar keratoderma: see causes of Thost-Unna palmoplantar keratoderma

What are the symptoms of Thost-Unna palmoplantar keratoderma?

Symptoms of Thost-Unna palmoplantar keratoderma: see symptoms of Thost-Unna palmoplantar keratoderma

Thost-Unna palmoplantar keratoderma: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Thost-Unna palmoplantar keratoderma.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Thost-Unna palmoplantar keratoderma: Medical Geneticist, Dermatologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Thost-Unna palmoplantar keratoderma.
Treatments for Thost-Unna palmoplantar keratoderma: see treatments for Thost-Unna palmoplantar keratoderma

Name and Aliases of Thost-Unna palmoplantar keratoderma

Main name of condition: Thost-Unna palmoplantar keratoderma

Other names or spellings for Thost-Unna palmoplantar keratoderma:

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

 

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