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Hereditary acrokeratotic poikiloderma

Disease definition

A rare hereditary poikiloderma characterized by infantile onset of vesicopustule formation on hands and feet and widespread eczematoid dermatitis (both spontaneously resolving during childhood), as well as gradually developing diffuse poikiloderma with striate and reticulate atrophy (excluding the face, scalp, and ears), and development of keratotic papules on hands, feet, elbows, and knees, beginning in early childhood. There have been no further descriptions in the literature since 1981.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Weary syndrome
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: -
  • Age of onset: Neonatal, Infancy
  • ICD-10: Q82.8
  • ICD-11: LD2B
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0406556
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -
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