Palmoplantaris Pustulosis


Pustular Psoriasis of Palms and Soles

Pustulosis Palmaris et Plantaris

Pustulosis of Palms and Soles

A common genetically determined, chronic, inflammatory skin disease characterized by rounded erythematous, dry, scaling patches. The lesions have a predilection for nails, scalp, genitalia, extensor surfaces, and the lumbosacral region. Accelerated epidermopoiesis is considered to be the fundamental pathologic feature in psoriasis.