Dec 9, 2008

Acrokeratoelastoidosis

Dermatology Online Journal
Mariame MezianeBadreddine Hassam

Abstract

Acrokeratoelastoidosis (AKE) is a rare skin disorder characterized by a papular eruption and fragmentation of elastic tissue that primarily involves the margins of the hands and feet. The most common histopathologic findings of AKE are hyperkeratosis and degeneration of elastic fibers. Various treatment options have been tried with little help or without success. We report the third case of acrokeratoelastoidosis in an Arabic woman localized exclusively to the feet.

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Abnormal Degeneration
Keratosis Blennorrhagica
Abnormal Fragmented Structure
Acrokeratoelastoidosis of Costa
Accessory Atrioventricular Bundle
Genetic Conditions, Dominant
Elastic Tissue
Johnston Aarons Schelley Syndrome
Elastic Fibers
Hyperkeratosis

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