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Mal de Meleda

Disease definition

Mal de Melada (MdM) is a diffuse palmoplantar keratoderma initially reported from of the Island of Meleda characterized by symmetric palmoplantar hyperkeratosis that progressively extends to the dorsal surfaces of hands and feet (transgradiens). The disease can be associated to hyperhidrosis, lichenoid plaques and perioral erythema.

ORPHA:87503

  • Synonym(s):
    • Keratosis palmoplantaris transgrediens of Siemens
    • Meleda disease
    • Transgrediens palmoplantar keratoderma of Siemens
  • Prevalence: 1-9 / 100 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal recessive 
  • Age of onset: Neonatal, Infancy, Childhood
  • ICD-10: Q82.8
  • OMIM: 248300
  • UMLS: -
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 92
  • MedDRA: -

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