Unna-Thost palmoplantar keratoderma

Summary: Unna-Thost palmoplantar keratoderma is a type of diffuse palmoplantar keratoderma that mostly affects the palms of the hands and soles of the feet. It usually begins in early childhood with redness of the palms and soles. The palms ...1

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Symptoms of Unna-Thost palmoplantar keratoderma

Symptoms: The Human Phenotype Ontology (HPO) provides the following list of features that have been reported in people with this condition. Much of the information in the HPO comes from Orphanet, a European rare disease database. Signs and Symptoms

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Treatments: Unna-Thost palmoplantar keratoderma

Treatment: The following treatments can help to soften the thickened skin and make it less noticeable: [1, 3]

  • Emollients
  • Keratolytics (such as salicylic acid in propylene glycol)
  • Topical retinoids
  • Topical vitamin D ointment (calcipotriol)
  • Systemic retinoids (acitretin)

Antifungal medication may ...2

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Names and Terminology

Related Diseases: The following diseases are related to Unna-Thost palmoplantar keratoderma. If you have a question about any of these diseases, you can contact ...3

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  1. Source: GARD (NIH): rarediseases.info.nih.gov/ diseases/ 5186/ unna-thost-palmoplantar-keratoderma
  2. ibid.
  3. ibid.

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