• Vol. 47 No. 10
  • 15 October 2018

Papular Purpuric Glove and Socks Syndrome with Evolution into Pemphigus Vulgaris



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Papular purpuric gloves and socks syndrome (PPGSS) is an uncommon acute dermatosis characterised by symmetrical painful erythematous papules on the hands and feet which evolve to sharply demarcated pruritic lesions at the wrist and ankles.1 These cutaneous manifestations are often accompanied by fever, lymphadenopathy and oral mucosal lesions.

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