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Palmoplantar Psoriasis

Palmoplantar Psoriasis: Introduction

Palmoplantar Psoriasis: Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition characterized by scaling and inflammation of the skin which can occur on virtually any part of the body. Palmoplantar psoriasis refers to psoriasis that develops on the palms of the hands and soles of the feet. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Palmoplantar Psoriasis is available below.

Symptoms of Palmoplantar Psoriasis

Treatments for Palmoplantar Psoriasis

  • Not all of the treatments listed below are suitable or recommended for psoriasis in particular locations of the body. The list below is a general list for treatment for psoriasis as psoriasis can occur on multiple parts of the body at any one time
  • Soaking hands and feet in salty water a few times a day may help alleviate symptoms during a flare. Hands and feet should be kept warm during winter to maintain good circulation. Good quality, comfortable footwear is also helpful
  • Topical skin care
  • Topical corticosteroids (Diprolene®, Temovate®, Ultravate®, or Psorcon®)
  • Vitamin D3
  • more treatments...»

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Palmoplantar Psoriasis: Complications

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Causes of Palmoplantar Psoriasis

  • These are general causes which may be factors in psoriasis on any part of the body
  • Genetic predisposition
  • Factors that may aggravate psoriasis include stress, excessive alcohol consumption, and smoking
  • Withdrawal of systemic steroids
  • Drugs, including salicylates, iodine, lithium, phenylbutazone, oxyphenbutazone, trazodone, penicillin, hydroxychloroquine, calcipotriol, interferon-alpha, and recombinant interferon-beta injection
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  1. Palmoplantar Psoriasis: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications

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