Papules, Scales, Plaques and Eruptions

Picture of Palmar Pustulosis

Picture of Palmar Pustulosis
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Deep-seated, dusky-red macules and creamy-yellow pustules progress to hyperkeratotic/crusted papules. Lesions are confined to the palms and/or soles and hardly extend over the wrist line. Because of the pustules, the disorder is commonly mistaken for a bacterial or, if confined to a single digit, for herpetic infection.

    Source: Fitzpatrick's Color Atlas & Synopsis of Clinical Dermatology Klaus Wolff, Richard Allen Johnson, Dick Suurmond Copyright 2005, 2001, 1997, 1993 by The McGraw-Hill Companies. All Rights reserved.

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