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Image Number 2388 (Pompholyx)


Diagnosis: Pompholyx

Site: Hand,palm

Sex: M

Age: 40


Description: Large tense blisters.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


This man suffered frequent episodes of very pruritic, deep-seated, thick-roofed vesicles and bullae confined to the palms of both hands within last three years. Most exacerbations occurred at hot summer months. Each attack persists for three to four weeks and resolutes.

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