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What causes palmoplantar pustulosis?

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Posted on Tue, 4 Apr 2017 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: What is palm0plantar pustular psoriasis?
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Answered by Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Subtype of psoriasis characterised by pustules, red & scaly plaques

Detailed Answer:
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Thanks for being at HealthcareMagic,

Palmoplantar pustular psoriasis is a subtype of psoriasis charactersised by presence of pustules on palms and soles along with red and scaly patches.

The disease is chronic and very resistant to treatment.

If you are suspecting pustular psoriasis of palms and soles you need to consult a doctor and get a clinical examination done to confirm it and started the treatment accordingly.

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Dr Asmeet
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