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June 1980

Keratosis Punctata of the Palmar Creases

Arch Dermatol. 1980;116(6):669-671. doi:10.1001/archderm.1980.01640300057017

• We determined the prevalence of keratosis punctata of the palmar creases in 534 individuals. The group screened included patients, visitors, and staff in clinics and in a private office setting. The seven cases discovered were all found in black patients, representing 3.1% of this racial group. No relationship to arsenical agents, syphilis, or genetic factors could be ascertained by history.

(Arch Dermatol 116:669-671, 1980)