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Autosomal dominant palmoplantar hyperkeratosis and sensorineural deafness in three generations.
  1. M Sharland,
  2. N R Bleach,
  3. P D Goberdhan,
  4. M A Patton
  1. Department of Genetics, St George's Hospital Medical School, London.


    A family is presented with autosomal dominant progressive palmoplantar hyperkeratosis, which is invariably associated with a slowly progressive, bilateral, high frequency, sensorineural hearing loss. The family show no other ectodermal abnormality. The differential diagnosis and possible mechanisms are discussed. This family appears to represent a unique variant in the hyperkeratosis-deafness association.

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