What is the sexual predilection of porokeratosis?

Updated: Oct 09, 2020
  • Author: Amarateedha Prak LeCourt, MD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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PM and porokeratosis palmaris et plantaris disseminata (PPPD) affect men twice as often as women.

DSAP is twice as likely to develop in women compared with men. [36]

Linear porokeratosis is seen with equal incidence in men and women.


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