Exfoliative Keratolysis is a skin condition where there is frequent focal skin peeling on the palms of the hands, the surface of the fingers, and, less often, on the soles of the feet.
This painful or harmless skin problem also goes by names such as keratolysis exfoliativa, lamellar dyshidrosis, dyshidrosis lamellosa sicca, and recurrent palmar peeling.
Often misdiagnosed as psoriasis, eczema, or chronic contact dermatitis, exfoliative keratolysis is more common in children and young adults, in those with sweaty hands, and during the summer months.
The condition often causes air-filled blisters that eventually … Read More
This article What Is Exfoliative Keratolysis? Causes and Treatment originally published at Doctors Health Press - Daily Free Health Articles and Natural Health Advice by Jon Yaneff, CNP.