Acrodermatitis continua of Hallopeau
How to cite this article: Abinaya K, Narayanan A. Acrodermatitis continua of Hallopeau. CosmoDerma 2021;1:18.
A 28-year-old lady presented with recurrent episodes of painful, pus-filled lesions over fingertips resulting onychodystrophy, anonychia, and mild tapering of fingers. Based on history and examination findings [Figure 1], a diagnosis of Acrodermatitis continua of Hallopeau was made. It is a chronic sterile pustular eruption of tips of fingers and toes with slow proximal extension. The condition is often refractory to treatment and may evolve into generalized pustular psoriasis.
Declaration of patient consent
Patient’s consent not required as patients identity is not disclosed or compromised.
Financial support and sponsorship
Conflicts of interest
There are no conflicts of interest.