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Spring 2010, Vol. 18 No. 1

Hong Kong J. Dermatol. Venereol. (2010) 18, 29-32

Case Report

Progressive symmetric erythrokeratoderma presenting as hyperkeratotic plaques in a young girl

MYM Wat 屈綺文, KH Yeung 楊國鴻, KC Yau 游高照

A 15-year-old girl presented with multiple, persistent hyperkeratotic plaques symmetrically distributed over the extensor surfaces of the extremities and the buttock since 4 years old. There was a strong family history. Her condition markedly improved with topical vitamin D analogue and steroid cream. The clinical presentation, pathogenesis and management of erythrokeratoderma are discussed.