keratoderma blenorrhagica

Last reviewed 01/2018

Keratoderma blenorrhagia is a skin condition associated with Reiter's syndrome.

In this disorder there are vesicles which fill in with caseous material.

Pustular psoriasis may produce an identical clinical and histological picture.

The lesions are found:

  • on the soles of the hands and feet
  • on the penis, causing a circinate balanitis
  • in the mouth

It is treated with 1% hydrocortisone.