Search for a rare disease
Other search option(s)
Pustulosis palmaris et plantaris
A rare skin disease characterized by chronic eruption of sterile pustules on an erythematous and desquamative background. The lesions are usually painful and affect the palms and soles, sometimes also the lateral aspects of hands and feet. Nail lesions (such as nail pitting, onycholysis, subungual pustules, and nail dystrophy) are also observed. The condition takes a chronic and relapsing course. Typical associations are psoriatic arthritis, thyroid gland dysfunction, and smoking.
ORPHA:163927Classification level: Disorder
A summary on this disease is available in Español (2020) Français (2020) Nederlands (2020)
Further information on this disease
Patient-centred resources for this disease
Research activities on this disease
Specialised Social Services
The documents contained in this web site are presented for information purposes only. The material is in no way intended to replace professional medical care by a qualified specialist and should not be used as a basis for diagnosis or treatment.