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Nagashima-type palmoplantar keratoderma and malignant melanoma in Japanese patients.

A new interesting article has been published in Br J Dermatol. 2018 Sep 26. doi: 10.1111/bjd.17251. Letter and titled:

Nagashima-type palmoplantar keratoderma and malignant melanoma in Japanese patients.

Authors of this article are:
Korekawa A Akasaka E Rokunohe D Fukui T Kaneko T Sawamura D Ishikawa M Yamamoto T Nakano H.

A summary of the article is shown below:
Nagashima-type palmoplantar keratoderma (NPPK) is an autosomal recessive type of PPK with non-progressive, diffuse, transgradient hyperkeratosis. Clinical findings usually include mild diffuse palmoplantar hyperkeratosis with well-demarcated diffuse erythema on the dorsal aspects of the hands and feet, forearms, elbows, Achilles tendon, and knees. This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.

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