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Image Number 213 (Pitted keratolysis)

 
Morphology:
Erosions

Diagnosis: Pitted keratolysis

Site: Hand,palm

Sex: M

Age: 43

Type: Clinical

Description: Pitted and punched-out erosions

Submitted by: Professor Jayakar Thomas

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Differential Diagnosis

History: A male farmer presented with hykeratotic punched-out erosions over his palms.This is a case of pitted keratolysis or keratolysis punctata caused by Corynebacterium of Taplan.

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