DefinitionThis section has been translated automatically.
Acquired (polyetiologic), completely asymptomatic permanent erythema on the palms of the hands, especially the pads of the thumbs, little fingers, flexor surfaces of the terminal phalanges.
EtiopathogenesisThis section has been translated automatically.
- chronic liver diseases (red liver palms in combination with leukonychia and nevi aranei - see also liver diseases and skin changes)
- chronic polyarthritis (rheumatoid arthritis)
- systemic lupus erythematosus
- diabetes mellitus
- M. Crohn's disease (see below Enteritis regionalis skin changes)
- vegetative dystonia (nicotine abuse)
A very rare and little noticed disease is Erythema palmare et plantare hereditarium (also called"Lane's red palms"), an autosomal dominant inherited palmoplantar erythema without further symptoms.
TherapyThis section has been translated automatically.
No causal therapy known. Treatment of the respective underlying disease.
LiteratureThis section has been translated automatically.
- Kluger N et al (2010) Erythema palmare hereditarium (Lane's red palms): a forgotten entity? J Am Acad Dermatol 63:e46
- Langenauer J (2014) Erythema Palmare Hereditarium ('Red Palms', 'Lane's Disease'). Case Rep Dermatol 6:245-247
Incoming links (9)Acute hepatitis; Alcohol skin changes; Erythema diffusum hepaticum; Erythema palmoplantare hereditarium; Liver hands; Lung diseases, skin changes; Palmarerythem; Plantaryterytheme; Red liver palms;
Outgoing links (7)Crohn disease, skin alterations; Diabetes mellitus skin changes; Erythema palmoplantare hereditarium; Leukonychie; Liver diseases skin changes; Lupus erythematosus (overview); Spider naevi;
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