Palmoplantar keratoderma in association with myxedema

E. Hodak, M. David, E. J. Feuerman

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A 63-year-old female who had been suffering from intractable palmoplantar keratoderma for 13 years was found to have myxedema. Shortly after institution of substitution therapy with thyroid hormone there was a striking improvement in her condition. The possibility of a causal relationship between hypothyroidism and hyperkeratosis is suggested.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)354-357
Number of pages4
JournalActa Dermato-Venereologica
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1986
Externally publishedYes


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