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Psoriatic Onychopachydermoperiostitis (POPP)

A Perplexing Case Study

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  • 1 College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Des Moines University, Des Moines, IA.
  • | 2 College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Des Moines University Des Moines, IA. Dr. Scott is now with Detroit Medical Center, Detroit, MI.
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The following case of a 37-year-old male describes a very rare form of psoriasis known as psoriatic onychopachydermoperiostitis. There have been fewer than 20 cases reported worldwide. (J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 99(2): 140–143, 2009)

Corresponding author: James M. Mahoney, DPM, Des Moines University College of Podiatric Medicine, 3200 Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50312. (E-mail: james.mahoney@dmu.edu)