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European Journal of Dermatology


Aberrant expression of aquaporin-3 in hereditary papulotranslucent acrokeratoderma and aquagenic palmoplantar keratoderma Volume 28, numéro 2, March-April 2018


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1 Department of Health Sciences,
2 Department of Translational Medicine, A. Avogadro University of Eastern Piedmont, Novara, Italy
3 Maternal Infant Department, Castelli Hospital, Verbania, Italy
4 Medical Genetics Unit, City of Health and Science, Turin, Italy
5 AOU Maggiore della Carità Hospital, Novara, Italy

Aquagenic keratoderma (AK) is an uncommon dermatosis characterized by transient eruptions of translucent palmar-plantar papules and plaques, triggered by contact with sweat or water [1]. Sporadic cases occur often in young women, frequently associated with intake of COX-2 inhibitors [1]. However, several autosomal dominant or recessive hereditary cases have been described; about one third of which are associated with germline mutations of the CFTR gene (cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator), [...]