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What does PPK stand for?

PPK stands for palmoplantar keratoderma

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Diffuse non-epidermolytic palmoplantar keratoderma (NEPPK) is a rare condition in which individuals have thickened, yellowish skin over their palms and soles, thickened nails and suffer from excessive sweating.
The team of scientists from A*STAR's Institute of Medical Biology (IMB), in collaboration with hospitals and research centres from the UK, Japan and Tunisia, found that this skin disorder, called punctate palmoplantar keratoderma (punctate PPK), is caused by mutations in the AAGAB gene.
Dermatolojik muayenede yuz, boyun ve ekstremitelerde daha belirgin olan hipo ve hiperpigmente makullerin olusturdugu retikuler diskromik poikiloderma (Resim 1), govde, ekstremite ve el-ayak dorsal yuzlerinde atrofi, el parmaklari arasinda proksimal perdelenme, el-ayak basparmak tirnaklarinda subungal hiperkeratoz ve sari renk degisikligi, diffuz palmoplantar keratoderma ve fleksiyon kontrakturu saptandi (Resim 2).