Published: 2018-01-23

Infantile acropustulosis: a case report

Yogesh Devaraj, Belagola Dasegowda Sathyanarayana, Mukunda Ranga Swaroop, Suman S., Shruti Bidarkar, Sindhujaa Sreekanth S.


Acropustulosis is a benign cutaneous disease. It is characterized by recurrent crops of pruriginous vesicles, papules and pustules affecting the acral areas. It is self-resolving. Its etiology is unknown but it can be associated with scabies. Typically begins between 2 to 24 months of life, but can also occur in children. We report a case of infantile acropustulosis in a 11-year-old boy which started at the age of 3 years. 


Infants, Acral, Recurrent pustules, Scabies

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