What causes porokeratosis palmaris et plantaris disseminata (PPPD)?

Updated: Oct 09, 2020
  • Author: Amarateedha Prak LeCourt, MD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Familial porokeratosis palmaris et plantaris disseminata (PPPD) is transmitted in an autosomal dominant mode with variable penetrance. Acquired PPPD may be caused by immunosuppression, or it may be a cutaneous marker of internal malignancy.


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