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Pityriasis rubra pilaris on the palms

Pityriasis rubra pilaris on the palms

Overview

This is a picture of pityriasis rubra pilaris on the palms. This is an uncommon skin condition characterized by salmon-colored patches with scaling (palmoplantar keratoderma).

Update Date 4/14/2015

Updated by: Kevin Berman, MD, PhD, Atlanta Center for Dermatologic Disease, Atlanta, GA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.