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sQuiz your knowledge: A recurrent vesicular palmoplantar rash in a toddler Volume 28, issue 5, September-October 2018

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1 Department of Dermatology, Whipps Cross University Hospital, Barts Health NHS Trust, London, UK
2 Department of Dermatology, Singleton Hospital, Swansea, UK

A 13-month-old boy presented with a recurrent pruritic rash on his hands and feet since he was two months old. Examination revealed striking skin-coloured vesicles and pustules on the plantar aspects of both feet extending to the medial insteps and on his right palm (figure 1). He had several ineffective anti-scabies treatments. The frequency and intensity of the eruptions diminished with increasing age.What is your diagnosis?Infantile acropustulosisInfantile acropustulosis (IA) is a rare recurrent [...]