Palmoplantar Pustulosis

Erythematous plaque with slight scaling and numerous scattered pustules.

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PPP is a chronic dermatosis affecting the palms and soles characterized by the eruption of sterile pustules with a minimal degree of inflammation of the surrounding skin.
A seronegative spondyloarthritis may accompany the cutaneous eruption with the following features:
  • sacroiliitis
  • spondylitis
  • discitis
  • arthritis
  • sterno-clavicular arthropathy

  • All contents copyright of the "On-line Archives of Rheumatology", 1996