96. Knuckle Pads

  1. Alan D. Irvine MD, FRCPI, FRCP2,3,
  2. Peter H. Hoeger MD4,5 and
  3. Albert C. Yan MD, FAAP, FAAD6,7
  1. Elaine C. Siegfried

Published Online: 24 MAY 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444345384.ch96

Harper's Textbook of Pediatric Dermatology, Volume 1, 2, Third Edition

Harper's Textbook of Pediatric Dermatology, Volume 1, 2, Third Edition

How to Cite

Siegfried, E. C. (2011) Knuckle Pads, in Harper's Textbook of Pediatric Dermatology, Volume 1, 2, Third Edition (eds A. D. Irvine, P. H. Hoeger and A. C. Yan), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444345384.ch96

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

  2. 3

    Our Lady's Children's Hospital, Dublin, Ireland

  3. 4

    University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

  4. 5

    Catholic Children's Hospital Wilhelmstift, Hamburg, Germany

  5. 6

    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  6. 7

    The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Author Information

  1. Saint Louis University, Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital, St. Louis, MO, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 MAY 2011
  2. Published Print: 3 JUN 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405176958

Online ISBN: 9781444345384

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Keywords:

  • knuckle pads, clinical appearance - firm, thickenings of skin, digital joints;
  • knuckle pads, recorded in painting and sculpture - ancient Greece and the Renaissance;
  • knuckle pads, autosomal - dominantly inherited condition;
  • conspicuous epidermal changes - idiopathic knuckle pads of childhood;
  • knuckle pads, dorsa of PIP joints - joints of hands and feet;
  • skin biopsy specimens, regular acanthosis - compact hyperkeratosis;
  • onset of knuckle pads, inconspicuous - over months and years;
  • knuckle pads, asymptomatic - and disfiguring;
  • knuckle pads, dermal pathology - and corticosteroids

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