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Allergic Skin Disorders

Picture of Palmoplantar Pustulosis on Feet

Picture of Palmoplantar Pustulosis on Feet

Palmoplantar pustulosis is a skin condition characterized by the presence of small, fluid filled blisters on the soles of the feet and palms of the hands. The blisters may be filled with pus. They eventually turn brown and later the affected patches of skin become scaly. The condition most often occurs in current or past smokers. Palmoplantar pustulosis is a type of psoriasis.

Image Source: Color Atlas & Synopsis of Pediatric Dermatology Kay Shou-Mei Kane, Jen Bissonette Ryder, Richard Allen Johnson, Howard P. Baden, Alexander Stratigos Copyright 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies. All rights reserved.

Text Reference: American Osteopathic College of Dermatology: "Palmoplantar Pustulosis"