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105 Possible Causes for Axillary Rash

  • Intertrigo

    The etiology and differential diagnosis for a rash at these sites is broad and can be seen in many cutaneous diseases.[] Intertrigo is inflammation of the skin localized to the axillary, inguinal, and/or inframammary skin folds (intertriginous regions).[]

  • Pharyngitis

    Figure 35-2 Scarlatiniform rash in scarlet fever. This 7-year-old boy has a typical sandpaper rash with his strep throat and fever.[] The erythema is particularly concentrated in the axillary area. ( Courtesy of Richard P. Usatine, MD .) Figure 35-3 A.[]

  • Epidemic Typhus

    A rash begins in the axillary folds and upper part of the trunk on about the fifth day of illness and spread centrifugally.[] The appearance of the rash is an important sign of climax period.[] Initially, the rash consists of nonconfluent, pink macules that fade on pressure, may be rose- and petechial like (Fig. 5).[]

  • Cutaneous Candidiasis

    […] macerated.3 Cutaneous candidiasis usually occurs in warm, moist and creased area, such as axillary folds, inguinal or intergluteal areas.[] The spectrum of cutaneous candidiasis includes; diaper rash, intertrigo candidiasis, candida folliculitis, otomycosis, onychia and paronychia and occurs when these areas become[]

  • Cobalt Poisoning

    At 3 months post-op, he complained of bilateral axillary rashes. At 8 months post-op, he reported unaccustomed shortness of breath.[]

  • Contact Dermatitis

    Patients with atopic dermatitis (AD) have increased penetration of allergens, immune dysregulation (including shared cytokine pathways), and frequent use of emollients and topical medications, all of which may predispose toward developing allergic contact dermatitis (ACD). Recent systematic reviews have suggested[…][]

  • Subcorneal Pustular Dermatosis

    In a patient with subcorneal pustular dermatosis (SPD) the appearance of new pustular lesions characteristic of the disease was triggered by two episodes of drug eruption (induced by dapsone and quinidine sulphate respectively) and by the intra-dermal injection of the recall antigens Candida and[…][]

  • Dermatitis Medicamentosa

    Tara Jayne Hamilton MD Brooke G Judd MD Noreen M Leahy MS RN Bryan J Marsh MD Louise P Meyer MS ARNP AOCN Patrice K Nicholas DNSc MPH APRNBC Timothy J Phillips MD Francisco P Quismorio Jr MD MACP FACP Naomi Schlesinger MD Cathy J Sizer MS RN CPNP Susan R Tussey CRNP MSN CDR NC USN Christine Wilson PhD ARNP[…][]

  • Drug-induced Fever

    Physical examination revealed diffuse erythematous, macular rash without mucosal involvement and skin detachment ( Figure 1 ). He had a 38.5 C fever (axillary).[]

  • Minocycline

    A 60-year-old woman presented with a 13-day history of a generalized erythematous rash accompanied by fever, periorbital edema and axillary lymphadenopathy.[] Prior to the appearance of the rash, the patient had been treated with intermittent courses of oral minocycline for cystitis.[]

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