Keratosis punctata palmaris et plantaris as an expression of focal acantholytic dyskeratosis

R. Caputo, G. Carminati, E. Ermacora, S. Menni

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An 11-year-old girl affected by keratosis punctata palmaris et plantaris, histologically showing focal acantholytic dyskeratosis, is described. This case demonstrates that keratosis punctata palmaris et plantaris may represent a new clinical expression of persistent multiple focal acantholytic dyskeratosis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)574-576
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Dermatopathology
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 1989



  • acantholytic dyskeratosis
  • keratosis palmaris et plantaris
  • punctate keratoderma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology
  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine

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