Hereditary palmoplantar keratoderma and dermatophytosis in the northernmost county of Sweden (Norrbotten).

@article{Nielsen1994HereditaryPK,
  title={Hereditary palmoplantar keratoderma and dermatophytosis in the northernmost county of Sweden (Norrbotten).},
  author={P. Gamborg Nielsen},
  journal={Acta dermato-venereologica. Supplementum},
  year={1994},
  volume={188},
  pages={1-60}
}
Clinical reports of hereditary palmoplantar keratoderma are generally based on a limited number of patients. In 1967 the prevalence in the northernmost county of Sweden (Norrbotten) was shown to be 0.55%. In 1982 it was possible to trace half of the original propositi from that study. Among these families, a severe clinical form with a presumed recessive inheritance could be distinguished. The clinical pictures in relatives of the original propositi were described, and other diseases were… CONTINUE READING