keratoderma blennorrhagicum


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Related to keratoderma blennorrhagicum: Balanitis circinata, Circinate balanitis

keratoderma

 [ker″ah-to-der´mah]
hypertrophy of the horny layer of the skin.
keratoderma blennorrha´gicum a cutaneous manifestation of reiter's disease, most often involving the palms, soles, toes, and glans penis, and characterized by development of thick keratotic coverings; the lesions resemble those of pustular psoriasis. The disorder was formerly thought to be associated with gonorrhea.
keratoderma climacte´ricum an acquired form of keratoderma that affects the palms of the hands and soles of the feet; it occurs in women about the time of menopause and may be associated with fissuring of the thickened patches.
palmoplantar keratoderma a group of mostly inherited disorders characterized by the excessive formation of keratin, localized or diffuse, on the palms and soles, sometimes with painful lesions resulting from fissuring of the skin; it may occur alone or may accompany or be part of another disease.

ker·a·to·der·ma blen·nor·rha·gi·cum

the scattered, thickened, hyperkeratotic skin lesions (for example, pustules, crusts) seen in Reiter syndrome.

ker·a·to·der·ma blen·nor·rha·gi·cum

(ker'ă-tō-dĕr'mă blen'ō-raj'i-kŭm)
Scattered, thickened, hyperkeratotic skin lesions (e.g., pustules, crusts) seen in Reiter syndrome.

ker·a·to·der·ma blen·nor·rha·gi·cum

(ker'ă-tō-dĕr'mă blen'ō-raj'i-kŭm)
Scattered, thickened, hyperkeratotic skin lesions (e.g., pustules, crusts) seen in Reiter syndrome.