Vesicular Palmoplantar Eczema Questions & Answers

Updated: Aug 23, 2019
  • Author: Jessica Dunkley, MD, MHSc, CCFP; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Questions & Answers

Overview

What is vesicular palmoplantar eczema?

What is the pathophysiology of vesicular palmoplantar eczema?

What causes vesicular palmoplantar eczema?

What is the prevalence of vesicular palmoplantar eczema in the US?

What is the global prevalence of vesicular palmoplantar eczema?

What are the sexual predilections of vesicular palmoplantar eczema?

Which age groups have the highest prevalence of vesicular palmoplantar eczema?

What is the prognosis of vesicular palmoplantar eczema?

Presentation

Which clinical history findings are characteristic of vesicular palmoplantar eczema?

Which physical findings are characteristic of vesicular palmoplantar eczema?

What are the possible complications of vesicular palmoplantar eczema?

DDX

Which conditions are included in the differential diagnoses of vesicular palmoplantar eczema?

What are the differential diagnoses for Vesicular Palmoplantar Eczema?

Workup

How is vesicular palmoplantar eczema diagnosed?

Which histologic findings are characteristic of vesicular palmoplantar eczema?

Treatment

How is vesicular palmoplantar eczema treated?

How are vesicular palmoplantar eczema flare-ups prevented?

What is the role of topical therapy in the treatment of vesicular palmoplantar eczema?

What is the role of systemic medications in the treatment of vesicular palmoplantar eczema?

What is the role of phototherapy in the treatment of vesicular palmoplantar eczema?

What potential treatments for vesicular palmoplantar eczema have been reported?

What is the role of botulinum toxin A in the treatment of vesicular palmoplantar eczema?

What is the role of x-ray irradiation in the treatment of vesicular palmoplantar eczema?

What is the role of disulfiram in the treatment of vesicular palmoplantar eczema?

What is the role of CPAP in the treatment of vesicular palmoplantar eczema?

What is the role of antibiotics in the treatment of vesicular palmoplantar eczema?

What is the role of crisaborole in the treatment of vesicular palmoplantar eczema?

Which specialist consultations are beneficial to patients with vesicular palmoplantar eczema?

Which dietary modifications are used in the treatment of vesicular palmoplantar eczema?

How is relapse of vesicular palmoplantar eczema prevented?

Guidelines

Which organizations have issued guidelines on vesicular palmoplantar eczema?

Medications

What is the goal of drug treatment for vesicular palmoplantar eczema?

Which medications in the drug class Interleukin Inhibitors are used in the treatment of Vesicular Palmoplantar Eczema?

Which medications in the drug class Dermatologics, Other are used in the treatment of Vesicular Palmoplantar Eczema?

Which medications in the drug class Chelators are used in the treatment of Vesicular Palmoplantar Eczema?

Which medications in the drug class Immunosuppressants are used in the treatment of Vesicular Palmoplantar Eczema?

Which medications in the drug class Retinoids are used in the treatment of Vesicular Palmoplantar Eczema?

Which medications in the drug class Retinoids are used in the treatment of Vesicular Palmoplantar Eczema?

Which medications in the drug class Calcineurin Inhibitors are used in the treatment of Vesicular Palmoplantar Eczema?

Which medications in the drug class Corticosteroids are used in the treatment of Vesicular Palmoplantar Eczema?