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473 Possible Causes for Deep Skin Ulcers

  • Skin Ulcer

    An 82-year-old woman presented to our hospital with a deep skin ulcer in her right lower limb.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The ulcer may be superficial involving only the epidermis or can be deep involving layers of the epidermis and the dermis.[symptoma.com] We used trafermin (recombinant human basic fibroblast growth factor) to treat a skin ulcer (diameter, 1 cm; depth, 2 mm) that developed after an extremely deep auricular laceration[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Insect Bite

    […] rolled ulcer involving fat and skin and exposing muscle.[anaesthesia.med.usyd.edu.au] […] painful cutaneous blistering and inflammation which may progress into intensely cyanotic lesions, occasionally resulting in substantial recurrent local tissue necrosis with a deep[anaesthesia.med.usyd.edu.au]

  • Skin Infection

    skin ulcer complicated with lymphangitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It is marked by deep ulcers and necrotizing areas, but intents to isolate causative pathogens usually yield negative results.[symptoma.com] A 62-year-old woman, who had undergone steroid therapy for refractory idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura and had a history of diffuse large B cell lymphoma, developed a deep[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Sexually Transmitted Disease

    ulcerations.[en.wikisource.org] Gummata may attack any part; the skin, muscles, liver and brain are the favourite, sites.[en.wikisource.org] […] severe cases, or in cases that have not been properly treated by the surgeon, syphilitic deposits termed gummata are formed, which are very apt to break down and give rise to deep[en.wikisource.org]

  • Cold Exposure

    […] gray, or deep purple).[webmd.com] Signs of trench foot include: Red, numb, swollen skin Tingling pain Leg cramps Blisters and ulcers Gangrene (tissues in your feet start to die, causing them to turn blue,[webmd.com]

  • Food Poisoning

    Fusaria are sometimes found growing on leg ulcers, including diabetic ulcers, as well as the surface of burns, and cause deep invasion from these sites.[doi.org] In the skin there are a number of presentations of infection due to fungi of this genus.[doi.org]

  • Dermatitis

    The tumor was 13 18 cm in size; the overlying skin was of normal color, with hemorrhagic ulcerations on it [Figure 1]. The tumor was fixed to the deep tissues.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Esophagitis

    Actinomycosis may produce severe esophagitis with deep ulcers and fistulous tracts to the mediastinum, pleural space, tracheobronchial tree, and skin.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Streptococcal Infection

    Deeper soft-tissue infections may occur following colonization of the skin with S pyogenes.[emedicine.medscape.com] A deeply ulcerated form of streptococcal impetigo, ecthyma, may complicate streptococcal impetigo.[emedicine.medscape.com] Ecthyma tends to be a more deep-seated and chronic form of streptococcal impetigo and is encountered mainly in the tropics.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Oral Candidiasis

    […] linear ulceration; fibrous tissue tags, polyps, or nodules; pyostomatitis vegetans (“snail track” ulcers on an erythematous base); possible aphthous-like ulcers Oral lesions[aafp.org] […] systemic therapy, oral lesions may take longer to resolve compared with extraoral lesions Crohn disease Diffuse mucosal swelling; cobblestone mucosa; localized mucogingivitis; deep[aafp.org] […] ulceration) Pemphigus vulgaris Diffuse and painful oral ulceration, positive Nikolsky sign Oral lesions often are the first manifestation of disease and may precede the onset of skin[aafp.org]

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