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Image Number 2024 (Pityriasis rubra pilaris)


Diagnosis: Pityriasis rubra pilaris

Site: Hand,palm

Sex: M

Age: 34


Description: Keratoderma with superficial cracking.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


Slightly painful erythematous-orange thickening with superficial fissuring of both palms. The patient had been diagnosed 15 years ago as pityriasis rubra pilaris. The disease course was characterized by remissions and exacerbations. At presentation, the rash was limited to the hands and slightly scaly scalp. 

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