Dermatology Oasis

Editor: Dr. Nameer Al-Sudany (IRAQ)


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A 30-year-old male presented with asymtomatic, well-marginated, red scaly plaques involved the upper inner thighs and hands of many years duration. The plaques on the hands produced keratoderma with fissuring of the palms. Most topical anti-psoriatic therapies failed to produce significant improvement. Shifting the patient to Acitretin 25 mg per day yielded excellent response in thigh lesions and satisfactory improvement of palmar lesions.

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