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Palmoplantar keratoderma in association with myxedema

Hodak E, David M, Feuerman EJ.
DOI: 10.2340/0001555566354357


A 63-year-old female who had been suffering from intractable palmoplantar keratoderma for 13 years was found to have myxedema. Shortly after institution of substitution therapy with thyroid hormone there was a striking improvement in her condition. The possibility of a causal relationship between hypothyroidism and hyperkeratosis is suggested.


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