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December 1926

DISSEMINATED PALMAR AND PLANTAR KERATODERMAREPORT OF A CASE

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1926;14(6):655-661. doi:10.1001/archderm.1926.02370240022002
Abstract

To the twenty-seven cases of multiple circumscribed keratoses of the palms and the soles without a known etiology that have so far been reported in the literature, another should be added, not only on account of the rarity of the condition, but also because it has been observed over a long period. These cases form a separate group because of their identical clinical and anatomic manifestations, their course and the futility of all treatment. No uniform and appropriate name has so far been proposed for them, as various authors have chosen different ones.

REPORT OF CASE  A man, aged 58, a broker, was first seen by me in October, 1903, for a condition of the hands and feet which had begun fifteen years previously. He had not suffered from any other skin disease or serious illness. He did not feel itching or pain in these parts but was conscious of

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