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2,621 Possible Causes for Acute Otitis Externa, Palmar Hyperlinearity, Skin Thickening

  • Atopic Dermatitis

    Among patients, reduced level of monomeric filaggrin and NMF correlated with the presence of FLG mutations and clinical phenotypes such as xerosis, palmar hyperlinearity and[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Skin thickening and plaque formation is dependent on habitual scratching.[emedicine.medscape.com] […] children Flexure lichenification in older children and adults Minor features Eyes Cataracts (anterior subcapsular) Keratoconus Infraorbital folds affected Facial pallor Palmar[aafp.org]

  • Ichthyosis Vulgaris

    Symptoms may include any of the following: Dry skin, severe Scaly skin ( scales ) Possible skin thickening Mild itching of the skin The dry, scaly skin is usually most severe[nlm.nih.gov] The main characteristics of IV are fine-scale on the arms and legs, palmar hyperlinearity, and keratosis pilaris.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] As older skin cells build up on the skin’s surface, the skin thickens and becomes scaly.[wederm.com]

    Missing: Acute Otitis Externa
  • Otitis Externa

    Charles PS Hui, Acute otitis externa, Paediatrics & Child Health, 18, 2, (96), (2013).[doi.org] Such overmanipulation results in a low-grade inflammatory response that causes further itching of the skin. Eventually, the skin thickens, and canal stenosis may occur.[emedicine.com] In nine of these the general practitioner confirmed the diagnosis of acute otitis externa.[bmj.bmjjournals.com]

    Missing: Palmar Hyperlinearity
  • Acute Otitis Externa

    METHODS: Specimens were collected from the external canals of subjects with clinically diagnosed acute otitis externa.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It is characterized by pain, itching and sometimes thickening of the skin around the ear canal.[neilmed.com] […] of a more generalised skin involvement, including the external ears, face and neck Skin may become red, thickened, crusty and hyperpgimented from scratching intense itch[dermnetnz.org]

    Missing: Palmar Hyperlinearity
  • Ichthyosis

    As older skin cells build up on the skin’s surface, the skin thickens and becomes scaly.[wederm.com] Palms and soles show accentuated creases and when affecting the palms this sign is referred to as palmar hyperlinearity or as “ichthyosis palms”.[medizin.uni-muenster.de] Symptoms Dry skin, severe Scaly skin ( scales ) Possible skin thickening Mild itching of the skin The dry, scaly skin is usually most severe on the legs.[nicklauschildrens.org]

    Missing: Acute Otitis Externa
  • Fungal Otitis Externa

    Such overmanipulation results in a low-grade inflammatory response that causes further itching of the skin. Eventually, the skin thickens, and canal stenosis may occur.[emedicine.medscape.com] What causes acute otitis externa? J Laryngol Otol . 1993;107(10):898–901. 11. Kim JK, Cho JH. Change of external auditory canal pH in acute otitis externa.[aafp.org] […] of a more generalised skin involvement, including the external ears, face and neck Skin may become red, thickened, crusty and hyperpgimented from scratching intense itch[dermnetnz.org]

    Missing: Palmar Hyperlinearity
  • Chronic Otitis Externa

    Such overmanipulation results in a low-grade inflammatory response that causes further itching of the skin. Eventually, the skin thickens, and canal stenosis may occur.[emedicine.medscape.com] externa exacerbation and 15 with acute otitis externa).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Acute reactive otitis externa, right ear H60.552 Acute reactive otitis externa, left ear H60.553 Acute reactive otitis externa, bilateral H60.559 Acute reactive otitis externa[icd10coded.com]

    Missing: Palmar Hyperlinearity
  • Abscess of the External Auditory Meatus

    Such overmanipulation results in a low-grade inflammatory response that causes further itching of the skin. Eventually, the skin thickens, and canal stenosis may occur.[emedicine.medscape.com] externa Acute non-infective otitis externa Acute otitis externa Acute otitis externa (ear canal infection) Bilat acute noninfective otitis externa Bilat acute otitis externa[icd9data.com] At this stage, the inflammation is localized in a certain place and noticeably thickens, the skin becomes livid or bluish in color.[medicalj-center.info]

    Missing: Palmar Hyperlinearity
  • X-Linked Ichthyosis

    Dermatological examination revealed that the skin over the patient's entire body was dry and coarse, with thickening and scaling of the skin in the extensor side of the extremities[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The proband (ǁǀ5) is a 9 year-old boy with generalized dry and grey brown scales, without involvement of the palms, soles and face, and no palmar hyperlinearity, accompanied[ijdvl.com] The thickening skin leads to a hardening and eventual cracking of the thickened skin, forming the characteristic pattern of scales.[transcend7.com]

    Missing: Acute Otitis Externa
  • Cellulitis of the Pinna

    With chronic otitis externa, pruritus replaces pain, which may lead to scaling and skin thickening with a resultant narrowing of the lumen.[lifeinpawprints.wordpress.com] What causes acute otitis externa? J Laryngol Otol. 1993;107(10):898–901. 11. Kim JK, Cho JH. Change of external auditory canal pH in acute otitis externa.[aafp.org] MRI or CT scan of affected extremity: thickened skin; honeycombing of fluid and fibrous tissue above the muscle fascia.[online.epocrates.com]

    Missing: Palmar Hyperlinearity

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