palmar psoriasis

palmar psoriasis

patchy, hyperkeratotic psoriasis affecting contact points of the volar surface of fingers and palms, alone or with mild psoriasis elsewhere; believed to be an isomorphic response, it may affect one palm involved in a sport or occupation.
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pal·mar pso·ri·a·sis

(pahl'măr sōr-ī'ă-sis)
Patchy, hyperkeratotic psoriasis affecting contact points of the volar surface of fingers and palms, alone or with mild psoriasis elsewhere; believed to be an isomorphic response, it may affect one palm involved in a sport or occupation.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Exclusion criteria included patients less than 16 years of age, those who had palmar psoriasis (previously proven by biopsy or who have other psoriatic skin lesions) and patients whose skin scraping for fungus was positive on potassium hydroxide mount.
He cited an example of a 59-year-old woman with palmar psoriasis. For this patient, he said he would recommend starting with acitretin for approximately 1 month, if the patient tolerates it.
Seven patients (29.16%) showed 100% clearance of palmar psoriasis and five patients (20.83%) showed 100% clearance of plantar psoriasis after six months of therapy, which is comparable with the study done by Koo J, Blum RR, Lebwohl M (2006) et al.