Palmoplantar pustulosis

    Article Contributors: 
    Sean Klepper M.D.
    Stephen Lyle, M.D., ...

    Also known as: pustulosis palmaris et plantaris; clinical variants include pustular psoriasis of Barber, acrodermatitis continua of Hallopeau and pustular bacterid of Andrews

    Clinical Features:

    • A form of psoriasis characterized by chronic recurrent eruptions of pustules on the palms and soles

    Histologic Features:

    • Early lesions show spongiosis with a lower epidermal lymphocytic exocytosis.
    • Later lesions show neutrophilic infiltration of the epidermis with the formation of a macropustule.
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  • Palmoplantar pustulosis
    Author: Stephen Lyle, M.D., Ph.D.

    Conference: Teaching Collection