acrokeratosis
Overgrowth of the horny layer of the skin, usually nodular configurations, of the dorsum of the fingers and toes, and occasionally on the rim of the ear and tip of the nose. [acro- + G. keras, horn, + -osis, condition]
- paraneoplastic a. a rare nail dystrophy with acral erythema and scaling associated with upper respiratory or upper alimentary cancer. SYN: Bazex syndrome.

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ac·ro·ker·a·to·sis -.ker-ə-'tō-səs n, pl -to·ses -.sēz hyperkeratosis of the hands and feet

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ac·ro·ker·a·to·sis (ak″ro-ker″ə-toґsis) a condition involving keratosis (horny growths) on the skin of the upper and lower limbs.

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