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Summary

Excerpted from the GeneReview: Pachyonychia Congenita
Pachyonychia congenita (PC) is characterized by hypertrophic nail dystrophy, painful palmoplantar keratoderma and blistering, oral leukokeratosis, pilosebaceous cysts (including steatocystoma and vellus hair cysts), palmoplantar hyperhydrosis, and follicular keratoses on the trunk and extremities.

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  • Also known as: CK16, FNEPPK, K16, K1CP, KRT16A, NEPPK, PC1, KRT16
    Summary: keratin 16

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