Dermatopathia Pigmentosa Reticularis Treatment & Management

Updated: Nov 22, 2019
  • Author: Melba Estrella, MD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Treatment

Medical Care

No specific treatment exists for dermatopathia pigmentosa reticularis (DPR). Symptomatic management of palmoplantar hyperkeratosis and other secondary changes can be addressed with topical steroids, keratolytics, and emollients. [11] Nonscarring blisters are generally transient and self-healing. Cold compresses may suffice.

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Activity

Advise patients with dermatopathia pigmentosa reticularis (DPR) to avoid sun exposure, which may trigger blister formation.

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Prevention

Advise patients with dermatopathia pigmentosa reticularis (DPR) to avoid sun exposure and minor trauma, which may trigger blister formation.

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