Dermatoscopy as an adjunctive diagnostic tool in aquagenic syringeal acrokeratoderma.

Sezer E. , Erkek E. , Duman D., Sahin S. , Cetin E.

Dermatology (Basel, Switzerland), vol.225, no.2, pp.97-9, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 225 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1159/000339775
  • Title of Journal : Dermatology (Basel, Switzerland)
  • Page Numbers: pp.97-9


Aquagenic syringeal acrokeratoderma (ASA) is a rare skin disorder of the palms and/or soles, characterized by whitish papules with occasional pruritus or pain sensation. Herein we report a 27-year-old man with a diagnosis of ASA based on clinical and histopathological features, and describe the dermatoscopic features consistent with threefold enlarged sweat duct pores compared with a normal-looking palmar skin area. As far as we are aware, dermatoscopic features of ASA have not been reported so far. Copyright (C) 2012 S. Karger AG, Basel